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Design Engineer

Design Engineer (BBBH15170) Broughton, Wales

Salary: GBP33.03 - GBP35.03 per hour

On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Design Engineer on an initial 12- month contract. The job holder will be responsible for conducting design investigations and formulating technical solutions for a range of tasks.

Role: Design Engineer
Pay: £38-£44 per hour via Umbrella
Location: Broughton, full time onsite
Hours: Monday- Friday, 
Contract: 12-month Contract
IR35: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS+SC clearance


  • Modifications to the Type Design
  • Investigating design queries, and managing manufacturing non-conformance, ensuring that all Design, Airworthiness and safety requirements are met
  • Where appropriate liaising with other functions to ensure a fully integrated design solution.
  • Act as the link between Engineering and Manufacturing, ensuring co-design solutions which are suitable for the industrial system whilst maintaining an engineering and most important customer perspective
  • Strong support is required to drive on-going continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods, process and other capability improvements, where applicable ensuring a robust lesson learnt and feedback process is maintained.
  • Reporting will be required on critical technical issues through functional management.
  • Provide on-site reactive & proactive ‘lineside’ build support and act as the focal point for Engineering topics within the Plant, including root cause analysis investigations into all abnormalities arising from design queries.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Motivated and self-driven with the ability to work autonomously when required, whilst being a strong team player.
  • Deliver reliably on time, cost and quality whilst embracing change and challenge when appropriate.
  • Anticipation mindset, able to identify risks/opportunities and manage them appropriately.
  • Understand and synthesise multiple complex activities, simplify and communicate them clearly, on a timely basis, to all stakeholders as needed.
  • Innovative mindset, able to think freely with a degree of curiosity to explore new or alternative ideas and approaches.
  • Work in an open and trusting environment.
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Ability to use CATIA V5 proficiently.
  • Industry recognised design signatory delegation (T200, Design Approval, Design Authorisation) desirable.