Design Engineer

Filton, Gloucestershire

Maintenance and Engineering


GBP 42.00 per hour


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Our client is looking for a Design Engineer to join them on a contract basis until March 2025. You will be responsible for the design of repairs on metallic and composite structures. Your primary role will be to work closely with Static Stress and F&DT engineers to develop and validate repairs to damaged aircraft structures. Additionally, as the Design Engineer you are required to integrate the repair solution which will involve liaising with stakeholders to ensure all relevant requirements are identified and met.
Role: Design Engineer
Location: Filton – 60% onsite
Hours: 35 hours per week
Clearance: BPSS required before a start date can be set
Hourly Rate: £42 per hour via Umbrella – inside IR35

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working closely within a skilled team of analysis engineers you will design and develop optimum repair solutions.
  • Creating, compiling and coordinating engineering documentation to deliver the required technical data for repairs.
  • Leading individual repair tasks, coordinating with Customer Services and any other relevant stakeholders to ensure a timely delivery of the repair solution.


  • You are a skilled aerospace structural engineer with a good working knowledge of all Airbus programmes.
  • You collaborate well in a team, and are able to work with other teams and individuals to develop effective solutions to complex technical problems.
  • You organise and monitor tasks so that work progresses efficiently and meets customer expectations.
  • PLM systems, fleet knowledge
  • Legacy Aircraft knowledge
  • Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent) or relevant aerospace engineering experience.
  • Aircraft structural engineering background, Airbus programmes preferable but not essential.
  • Understanding of the airworthiness regulations.
  • Good understanding of Catia V5 including the ability to generate and update models, parts and drawings using Airbus processes and tools.
  • An ability to read and interrogate Airbus production drawings across all programmes.
    Ability to liaise/negotiate with other disciplines, Customer Services and suppliers.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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