Airworthiness Engineer

  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains
  • Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients
Ref: ZR_6176_JOB  ·  Posted on 18 May 2021

Introduction

  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains
  • Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients
  • Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything themselves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations
  • The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand
  • They adopt holistic approach to their work and their people frequently work across different disciplines. When it comes to the environment, they strive to minimise risk, whether that’s from equipment failures, human error or external factors
  • In terms of supportability, they assess the reliability and sustainability of systems and optimise their support to maintain the capability in the long term
Key responsibilities
  • Support to Markets
  • Assurance of work undertaken by project teams
  • Providing a vision of future needs to support the development of capability
  • Provision of safety, airworthiness, technical evaluation and certification artefacts
  • Leadership of major safety management assignments for clients
  • You will be working with our clients to deliver aviation related projects; other safety related projects and will have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe
Skills & experience
  • Understanding and application of MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP)
  • Understanding and application of the Military Air System Certification Process (MACP)
  • Understanding and application of Defence Standard 00-970
  • Understanding and application of military aviation hazard/accident management
  • Understanding and application of at least one of the following tools (multiple desirable) - ASPIRE; (ii) Air System Loss Models; (iii) BowTies; (iv) GSN/CAE; and/or (v) HERMES
  • Development and generation of Safety Assessment Reports
  • Proven track record of developing Safety Management solutions at enterprise, platform or at system level
  • Experienced in developing proposals and providing technical assurance
  • Develop innovative Safety Management solutions to support operations
  • Build sustainable relationships with clients and develop future business opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills commensurate with the role, including the preparation and presentation of reports to both internal and external clients
  • Knowledge of the Defence, Aerospace and wider markets, or major contractor’s experience

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Chartered/Incorporated Engineer or equivalent or working towards it
  • Working Knowledge of Industry and other Defence Standards such as Def Stan 00-056
  • Knowledge and awareness of their discipline and related disciplines and their developments across varied markets including Defence
  • Expertise in hazard and safety risk management
  • Experienced in development of Airworthiness Strategies / Safety Management Plans
  • Experience of conducting/supporting safety related techniques such as FHA, ZHA, FTA, ETA, FMECA and/or CBA
  • Knowledge and experience of working in wider markets and the ability to sell their related discipline capability to internal and external clients and across varied markets
  • Membership of UK, EU or US societies/working groups, etc
  • Production of articles, papers or conference presentations within their discipline
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 day
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period
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