Mechanical Design Engineer - Aircraft Seats

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Mechanical Design Engineer - Aircraft Seats

Location: Hybrid role (hybrid 2 days remote 3 days on-site in Cwmbran, Wales)

Contract Length: 6 Months

Pay: £490 via Umbrella ONLY (Inside IR35)

The Successful candidate will have to apply for a BPSS check

Areas of work:

  • Design seat modules
  • Improve the maturity of the current seat modules
  • Manage the teams working on seat module designs
  • Development Work Packages
  • General Resource augmentation


  • Minimum 5 years aircraft seating and/or aircraft interiors experience
  • Proven track of records of the project with airlines or airframe manufacturers or aircraft interior OEM's (seating is preferred)
  • Lead mechanical design team and be focal point of communication with customer and suppliers related to mechanical design aspect.
  • Develop complex design concepts and mechanisms, BOMs, detailed design of seating components and lead successful design integration to ensure customer/airframe regulatory requirements are met.
  • Accountable for checking and validating design deliverables produced within design organization throughout product lifecycle.
  • Lead design reviews and ensure on time delivery of engineering milestones.
  • Responsible for applying processes and methods for product design and ensuring process compliance through change management, design optimization, DFMEA, GD&T, design for manufacture and knowledge management.

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