Website KNSI Aviation Engineering
Cabin Interior Senior Design Engineer – EASA Part 21J
KNSI Aviation Engineering Europe, Shannon, Ireland
Part of KNSI Aviation Engineering Ltd, UK
KNSI Aviation Engineering is a small engineering company with offices in the UK, Ireland and Sri Lanka providing Design, Production and Maintenance services to customers around the World. We have UK Civil Aviation Authority and European Aviation Safety Agency approvals to carry out our work (UK CAA Part-21.J, 21.G and UK and EASA 145).
About the opportunity:
KNSI is seeking a Senior Design Engineer to work in a dynamic and growing team environment providing crucial support to the design office team, the Head of Design, and Head of the Office of Airworthiness. It is desirable that candidates are sufficiently experienced to be appointed as a Design Team Lead and CVE Signatory within their engineering discipline either immediately or in the near term, and will possess the maturity and competence to execute these.
The ideal candidate will be a flexible team member and lead engineer, and willing to conduct both working level design activities and CVE level responsibilities once authorised. The candidate will also be required to contribute to the development of proposals and lead the team in producing the design and contractual outcomes.
Career progression opportunities exist in technical focused positions, dependent on performance.
This is a full time position based in our new Shannon office where we are building up a team of engineers, with support and training from our existing 21.J design team who are working on modifications, repairs and STCs in the areas of interiors, structures and avionics.
The successful candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:
Qualified in a recognised Aeronautical discipline, or significant technical experience in aerospace design
A track record of working on Airbus, Boeing and other aircraft types in a design capacity
Must possess a strong understanding of verification of certification programmes and compliance documents.
Preferably with experience to be appointed as a CVE signatory within 1 year.
Previous experience as a EASA CVE signatory is desirable
Experience working as part of an EASA Part 21 Subpart J organisation would be preferred
Able to provide evidence of previous active participation in design and/or design certification processes, and/or component or equipment development and qualification programmes
Proven experience providing technical leadership to small teams in a design office environment
Experience working with Auto-CAD designs
Sound task and time management skills
Able to travel to European and global destinations as project requirements dictate
Confident to conduct aircraft surveys worldwide, preferably with experience of working on aircraft
Solid interpersonal skills and a demonstrated history of working directly with customers at a technical level
Salary: Based on qualifications & experience
Location: Shannon, Ireland
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