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Design Engineer

We are a leading engineering company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of aerospace products and systems.

Due to continued growth, we have several exciting opportunities for Design Engineers to join our highly-motivated team.

The Design Engineer will research, plan, design and develop mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy.


The design and detail modelling of a variety of components to meet the programme requirements
The creation of Service Bulletins, Repair Schemes and Service Letters that meets the customer's modifications or repair needs and that conform to EASA requirements through our DOA procedures
Managing and meeting cost and weight targets
Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information (Airbus, Boeing, Sukhoi and other Commercial airlines)
Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process
The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole
Following and contributing to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in Quality documentation


Effective oral and written communication skills with good team working skills
Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions
Competent user of the incumbent CAD and data management systems (ideally Catia V5)
A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture to be employed such as: Machining, Casting, Vacuum forming, Injection moulding, Composite materials, Trim and finish
A good understanding of:
manufacturing capabilities and limitations
methods of assembly employed by Operations
material selection
protective treatments
best practice for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.