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Design Engineer

Job Description

Design Engineers

It's an exciting time to join our client as they implement their 5-year growth plan and as such, are hiring Design Engineers.

Working within multi-disciplinary Engineering teams, the successful applicant will deliver design solutions for new concepts & customisation of existing products. In addition to responsibilities around preparation of design, and manufacturability, our Design engineers co-ordinate extensively with suppliers, and the end customer, with short turn around times from concept to competition. This is an opportunity to be truly creative and innovative.

£32,500 - £40,000 + benefits DOE

  • Healthcare
  • Perks discount
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Gym membership
  • £5,000 employee referral bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Unite the Union member
  • Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Employee Recognition scheme


  • Prepare all necessary documents, such as specifications, mechanical drawings, and reports related to aircraft seating.
  • Work under the direction of the lead with outside vendors, internal departments and other engineering disciplines for compliant, airworthy products.
  • Work on drawing deviations through CAD, considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints.
  • Support change management through research, concepts, design reviews, trade studies, impact analysis and implementation.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to assist with production investigating, troubleshooting, and resolution of build and test issues.
  • Support statement of work and bids for new customer requests.
  • Provide extensive coordination with suppliers and internal support groups.
  • Work in project teams designing new products, ensuring they will meet reliability and airworthiness standards to perform consistently in specified operating environments.
  • Provide input to root cause analysis and proposed solution.

The Ideal Person

  • Hold a relevant Engineering degree/relevant Apprenticeship (or equivalent) or a minimum of 2 years working in an engineering environment.
  • Proficient with MS Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access) and computer-aided design.
  • Ability to provide input to technical solutions on a wide range of problems, understanding manufacturing principles.
  • General knowledge of applicable regulatory certification rules (desirable)
  • Self-starter, able to decompose moderately complex projects into individual tasks and processes.
  • Organised individual, able to work effectively with a variety of cross-functional individuals, departments and organisations with a general good attitude and disposition.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A high level of technical and practical knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to applied problem solving.
  • Creative ability to apply practical solutions within the constraints of weight, cost, schedule and compliance.
  • Experience in computer-aided design and software, such as AutoCAD, CATIA, Solid Works and PLM systems etc. (desirable)
  • Previous experience of contributing to the completion of specific programs and project.


For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact John Magill in the strictest confidence.

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