Design Assurance Engineer
Principal Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities
A Design Assurance Engineer is required to support the Head of Design and Deputy Head of Design, in relation to RUKs CAA, EASA & MAA Design Organisation Approvals. This role will involve the following:
Maintaining the design procedure set.
Researching regulations and advising engineering on compliance matters.
Reviewing regulation changes and identifying procedure or contract changes needed to comply.
Maintaining design regulation compliance matrices.
Integration of new design processes and tools within the design procedures.
The preparation for internal and external design audits.
Addressing internal and external audit findings and improvement opportunities.
Technical review of aircraft design build standards.
The preparation of EASA 21.J Permit to Fly or DAOS Military Permit to Fly certificates.
Support the approval of design subcontractors: audits, work package description, monitoring, and the liaison with supply chain and commercial.
Interface of the design organisation with the customer authority with respect to design document deliverables.
Backup to the Coordinating Design Organisation Support Engineer with in service design queries, and support to customer Configuration Control Board and Local Technical Committee meetings.
Close liaison with Head and Deputy Head of Design and the Office of Airworthiness.
Collaboration and support to the wider engineering community.
Adherence to and development of best practice process.
Degree Qualified in a relevant subject, e.g. Aeronautics, Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics, or equivalent relevant experience.
Membership of a Professional body.
Knowledge of Part 21 DOA, aircraft airworthiness regulations and interfaces with maintenance and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations.
Adequate knowledge of multiple aerospace design disciplines.
Experience with Product Data Management tools.
Attention to detail and process adherence.
Good inter personal and communication skills.
Recognise the need for regular, concise and objective status reporting.
Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).
About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.
Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business
About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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.
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday/9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).
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 UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.
As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.
Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers
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