ATA32 Principal Engineer

Job Title: ATA32 Principal Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £30 - £35 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1905-12_1556894958
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 15:49

Job Description

Sitec are recruiting for an ATA32 Principal Engineer working for our client based in Bristol. This is a contract role for an initial 7 months and the max rate of pay on offer is up to £35.00 p/hr LTD Company.

The ATA32 Principal Engineer will lead and undertake braking and steering system engineering development activities to establish system and equipment design requirements, demonstrate the design complies with the requirements, delivering integrated technical solutions in line with the appropriate processes and procedures.

Key responsibilities:
* Demonstrate the product meets the applicable airworthiness regulations (with an aim to achieve CVE and ICS signatory of Category A documents)
* Provide project estimates (SoW, Development plans, Man Hours)
* Be the focal point for tasks (Both local and at Aircraft level)
* Manage associated system physical interfaces (Safety, Landing Gear structure, Wheels Tyres and Brakes, ATA29/24/42…etc.)
* Manage the update of associated Development plans, System specifications and Master Schedules
* Support stakeholder meetings/reviews.
* Liaise with, and steer the Supply chain to ensure a safe, robust and mature product is reached within the timeframe and budget of the project.
* To lead engineering subcontract work packages to ensure on time/cost/quality delivery in line with commitments.
* Provide a continuous improvement mind-set, ensuring that designs, processes and ways-of-working are refined to ensure efficiency whilst also maintaining adequate coverage and the knowledge is captured.

Reporting functionally and operationally to the Head of ELKx
* ATA32 is a unique set of systems, equipment and structure that consist of Physical and Functional Design elements. It is a critical system highly integrated into the aircraft and encapsulates both primary structure and complex systems in a challenging operating environment.
* The role of the ATA32 Principal Engineer - Braking and Steering System is to manage requirements, develop integrated efficient design solutions that comply with the specifications and ensure the continued airworthiness of the braking and steering system products throughout the complete product lifecycle (from R&T to in-service). Working closely with Equipment and Extended Enterprise Suppliers and other areas of the business (e.g. Procurement, Program, Chief Engineers, Test, Operations and Customer Support) the ATA32 Principal Engineer - Braking and Steering System will be responsible for delivering tasks and projects that are safe, certifiable and integrated with the right quality, on time and within budget.
* The ATA32 Principal Engineer - Braking and Steering System shall lead :
- LG system engineering activities during various aircraft development phases - R&T, Continuous Product Development (CPD), Major Modification (MaMo), Incremental Development (ID) in line with the appropriate Business Processes (ABP) for systems development.
* Lead engineering activities covering all parts of the braking and steering system component (such as system control logic; electronics; hydro-mechanical actuation) working with Principal ATA32 Engineers and Level 1 signatories along with interfacing with Landing Gear vendors to ensure the development of an integrated technical solution in line with the development plan
* Lead activities reporting progress to EL focal points / task owners (e.g.- Head of Program, Engineering Program Manager (EPM), and Vendor Technical Manger (VTM)) along with interfacing with the external stakeholders (e.g.- Local Chief Engineering Team) at the relevant technical reviews.
* Ensuring adherence to budget and schedule for each task; managing and mitigating risks/opportunities and communicating in a timely manner.

As an ATA32 Principal Engineer - Braking and Steering System you must:
* Ensure the delivery of engineering activities to time, cost and quality ensuring right first time integrated & optimized mature solutions that meet program / customer requirements.
* To ensure your tasks are run efficiently & effectively, linking strongly with the affected Vendors, Extended Enterprise and other stakeholders.
* Hold the appropriate design reviews and deliver the required documentation in line with the development plans to the customer.
* Ensure complete validation of requirements and verification of the design and products demonstrated via the appropriate means.
* Increase productivity and efficiency whilst maintaining a high level of safety and quality.
* Contribute to the collection of Lessons Learned, to the capitalization and transfer of the centre's knowledge, capture and deployment of good practices, harmonized processes and Ways of Working, Lean and Change. Propose improvement initiatives (from continuous improvements to disruptive changes) for Capability, Product and Ways of Working
* Protect our clients IP through patents

As a member of the EL team:
* Be agile, able to work autonomously and within a team.
* Multi-disciplined/skilled, curious and innovative with a willingness to challenge the norm and learn / continuous improve
* Able to lead a team, provide a vision, be honest, transparent and supportive of their colleagues
* Contribute to the delivery of EL objectives

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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