MECHANICAL SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEER

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MECHANICAL SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEER

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITY OVERVIEW:
  • To Design and Detail Mechanical Systems, Mechanical Sub-Assembly and Assembly from ‘Concept Models’ and produce manufacturing working 3D Models, Drawings and Documents.
  • Produce Composite Parts, Machined Parts and Sheet Metal Components
  • Produce BOMs, Ply Lay-up Table and ICDS
  • Produce Installation Drawings
  • Particular attention to getting the design ‘Right first time, on target and within budget
  • Particular attention to weight optimization is mandatory.

SOFTWARE:
  • CATIA V5/V6, 15000-20000 Hrs Minimum
  • 2D/3D Part Design Work Bench
  • Assembly Workbench
  • Generative Sheet Metal
  • CPD (Composite Part Design)

REPORTING LINE:
  • Reporting and Accountable to ‘The Head of Structures and Manufacturing’
  • for Quality, on time delivery and within budget.
  • On occasions, Technical direction may come from the CEO/CTO/Chief Designer Styling / Rendering with prior approval from the Head of Design & Manufacturing.

KEY DELIVERABLES: 
(but NOT limited to …)
  • Control Surfaces Movements
  • Actuation of Aircrafts Canards, (Mechanical)
  • NLG /MLG deployment & retraction
  • NLG / MLG Doors deployment
  • Fans Air Intake system
  • Fuselage Fan Doors (Open /Close)
  • Wing Fans Articulations 
  • ECS System
  • Aircraft Braking system
  • Cockpit Canopy (open/Close) System

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • The Mech Systems Design Engineer – Aerospace must work on their own initiative with minimum supervision and act in a professional manner at all times.
  • He / She made be called upon to act in a leadership role and take on additional responsibility as required, such as a Peer checker.
  • The Mech Systems Design Engineer may/will be required to work a shift system to maximise the software licences.
  • The candidate may be required to attend Technical & Progress meetings as required.
  • The Mech Systems Design Engineer must be a Team player and integrate into the Structures Department, technically and socially

Job Info
Manta Aircraft SA
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Awards and Support

  • Solar Impulse
  • iMec
  • Voxdale
  • Professional MotorSport World Awards – MotorSport Technology of the Year

Code contributions by

  • KU Leuven
  • Inholland
  • Linkoping University