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Senior Product Engineer - Composite Applications

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Company : Safran Electrical & Power Job field : Mechanics Location : Pitstone, Buckinghamshire , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager
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Job Description

Senior Product Engineer – Composite Applications
Pitstone, Tring, Hertfordshire
£ Competitive

Benefits: 8% Bonus, Excellent Pension, 33 Days Holiday, Dental, BUPA, Workplace nursery scheme, Midday finish on Fridays, Enhanced family friendly policies, Wellbeing programme, Employee assistance programme including health and finance, Onsite subsidised canteen

Skills: CAD, CATIA, NX, Mechanical Design, 3D Design, BOM, Rotating Equipment, FEA

At Safran Electrical & Power, we recognise that aviation needs to innovate and change in order to protect our environment. We believe that future aircraft power systems will be hybrid-electric or full-electric, which is why we are working to develop and deliver advanced electrical solutions to help decarbonise flight.

The UK Safran Electrical & Power team has expertise in designing and developing electrical systems comprising generators, power conversion, distribution and control, with developing expertise in electric motors for aircraft propulsion.

If you want to help deliver this future, we are looking for enthusiastic and creative people to join our team.

The Role

As a Senior Product Engineer – Composite Applications at Safran Electrical & Power you will utilise your experience to increase our capability of designing, manufacturing and certifying composite applications. Your skillset will ensure the future of our motor, generation & system requirements. You will deliver robust designs and work packages using Catia and NX CAD software to high tolerances for use in the aerospace industry. You will be responsible for developing innovative mechanical design solutions, to current and future aerospace industry challenges, on existing and next generation smart motor and power generation technologies.

• Apply industry best practices to create lightweight, durable, and efficient composite components that meet the highest quality standards and regulatory requirements.
• Develop and deliver robust solutions that meet the requirements of electrical motor and generator applications, ensuring the right material choices are coupled to produce the most efficient parts.
• Perform design calculations to complement/justify your design theory, and to support the analysis departments to evaluate and validate your proposals.
• Deliver engineering solutions that meet 'Design to Cost' and 'Design to Manufacture/Assembly' requirements.
• Oversee the development of test plans and testing activities, to verify the performance and durability of the product and of the constituent composite components.
• Work in collaboration with industrialisation engineers, manufacturing engineers and supply chain to ensure efficient and high-quality manufacturing processes.

Complementary Description

Get involved:

We also have a number of groups and forums onsite that you can get involved with, including Women at Safran, STEM ambassadors, employee forum, charity partnerships and wellbeing programme.

Our Wellbeing Programme in Pitstone aims to place employee wellbeing at the heart of our business, and we integrate it within all that we do. The programme is made up of four wellbeing committees; Healthy Minds, Physical, Social & Financial. Our enhanced family friendly policies re-enforce our commitment to providing a workplace that is both diverse and inclusive.

Job Requirements

We are looking for candidates with a range of skills and experience, but we're also keen to help people grow and develop in this role. If you have some or all of the following, we'd love to hear from you:

• A mechanical, automotive or aeronautical engineering degree or equivalent work
experience.
• Strong experience in applying composite design techniques and principals to products within the aerospace or automotive industries.
• Excellent knowledge of composite manufacturing and assembly processes.
• An understanding of engineering materials and production methods relevant to them.
• Substantial experience of using 3D CAD software – ideally Catia and NX.
• Ability to communicate clearly, through written and verbal means, to all levels within the business and be able to interact easily with other Engineering teams.
• Evidence of written English at interview stage.

Specificity of the job

Travel as required.

Locate your future workplace

Westfield Road LU7 9RH

Pitstone, Buckinghamshire

England United Kingdom

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