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Landing Gear Systems Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55 - £70 per hour + INSIDE IR35

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    31 July 2024

  • Start date:


Yolk Recruitment are working with one of the worlds' leading aerospace organisations for the recruitment of a Landing Gear Systems Engineer on a contract basis based out of their Filton office.


Job Description:

Our clients products are two of the most high profile commercial aircraft in service today. They are looking for energetic and dedicated people to support these aircraft's Landing Gear Systems Development Activities, principally focused on the Braking Control and Wheel Steering Control Systems.
Every day you will be tested with new engineering challenges in support of our wide network of customers and will undertake exciting activities covering a broad variety of tasks, delivering integrated technical solutions. You will need to be able to work both independently and as an integral part of the Landing Gear Systems teams.

What do we expect from you?

Life within the team is fluid and exciting!
You will be able to understand the needs of our customers, adapt the organisation of the tasks and of your team activities as and when new priorities are set and you will be able to provide your inputs into the overall Landing Gear Systems teams strategy by connecting with a wide range of stakeholders.
Mainly, we want you to be excited about developing a critical system for the programmes!

As part of this, you will also:

- Work with and support the Engineering team to develop the technical solution
- Ensuring that Design Review deliverables will result in a mature and easily-Certifiable product, if applied correctly within our client and by the Supplier.
- Ensuring that best practice and lessons learnt from other programmes are embedded
- Supporting and enabling the development of V&V planning throughout the design development life cycle.
- Resolution of technical (in-service) incidents (concept design, drawing technical notes, instructions or specifications) ready to be manufactured or repaired; challenge customer request technically and economically
- Manage stakeholders effectively - report and communicate effectively
- Respond to and / or escalate issues and key messages to management / program
- Identify Risks and implement Mitigations and Opportunities in order to deliver to the Program
- Embrace the opportunity provided by the new digital technologies in the attempt to improve Operational Reliability of the products
- Comfortably and naturally engage with people, communicating clearly and in a timely manner

Other Requirements;

- Preferably 5-10 years experience working with Landing Gear
- Pragmatic and technically oriented engineer required to solve and answers short term driven (in service queries, airworthiness queries, FAL queries) as well as long term issues (being able to manage investigation with suppliers for instance)
- Ability to use experience and willing to mentor younger engineers
- Might be required to manage subcontractors
- Might be required to travel (infrequently, mainly to France)

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