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      Air Systems Mechanical Design Engineer
      Req ID:56882BR
      Location(s): RAF Waddington

      Summary of Role:

      The ASTOR Air Systems Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for the in service support of the Air Vehicle (Sentinel RMk1) Mechanical Design and reports to the Lead Engineer, Design Support Services - Mechanical Systems based at RAF Waddington.
      This position requires a sound knowledge and experience of aircraft structures, repairs and Structural integrity analysis, particularly on mid to large size transport aircraft, with a focus on military variants.
      Although based at RAF Waddington, the successful candidate will also be part of the growing Airborne Solutions Team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.

      Main Duties:
      The Air Systems Mechanical Design Engineer will be part of a team reporting to the Lead Engineer, Mechanical Systems Design within the Design Support Services Organisation of the ASTOR Whole Life Support Team. This role is ideally suited to a recently graduated aeronautical engineer with some industry related experience but may also suit ex-Service personnel with Project Team experience. This role offers an exciting challenge in supporting the ASTOR programme with responsibilities for:
      Developing modification proposals with OEMs for Aircraft structural and mechanical modifications and enhancements.
      Progressing structural and mechanical design modifications in accordance with regulatory requirements.
      Carry out technical reviews of the aircraft document set.
      Providing technical advice to RSL Engineering Support Services carrying out aircraft maintenance.
      Analysis of structural and mechanical flight systems design issues, determination of actions and solutions, working in accordance with the WLS task database management tool.
      Liaison with OEM’s on defect investigations and corrective actions.
      Providing inputs to the ASTOR Configuration Control Board and take part in Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA).
      Ensuring that all engineering activities undertaken under your control are conducted in accordance with Raytheon UK site procedures that reflects best practice, and is in accordance with Raytheon UK and MAA procedures.
      Support to formal customer reviews, including the Structural Integrity Working Group and Local Technical Committees.

      Candidate Requirements:

      A Degree in Aeronautical, Mechanical Engineering discipline or equivalent.
      Proven experience in Aircraft Mechanical Systems and Structural Design & Engineering.
      An able communicator in verbal, written and presentational forms.
      A logical problem solver who can operate effectively under stretching project constraints.
      Able to manage and work within agreed timescales.
      Able to use initiative to improve team process and performance.
      Self motivated and Team Player.
      IT literate

      Knowledge and experience of the Bombardier Global Express Aircraft.
      Knowledge and experience with Mechanical Flight Systems, Def Stan 05-123 and 00-970, experience with FAR Part 25 regulations.
      Experience in a design support role on military aircraft mechanical systems.
      Holder of current SC security clearance.

      About Raytheon:

      Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Uxbridge, Waddington and Broughton.

      Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit our website

      Raytheon Career Development:

      Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

      Standard Benefits:

      25 days holiday + statutory holidays
      Contributory Pension Scheme
      Life Assurance
      Flexible Benefits
      Enhanced sick pay scheme


      Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

      Raytheon Application Process

      To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/ and search for Req No: 56882BR
      Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

      Paul Duffy, Resourcing Specialist, Raytheon UK
      01279 407405 paul.duffy@raytheon.co.uk

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