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Design Lead - Airframe Structural Design

Location: Augsburg, Germany

Date Posted: 05-02-2018
​We are currently on the lookout for a Design Lead in Airframe Structures. Here are the main obligations for the role:
  • Create 3D airframe definition from concept to production of the primary and secondary structural components. Create design that meets applicable airworthiness regulations and industry design best practices
  • Understand and coordinate with the customer on the impact analysis and subsequent design changes that may occur
  • Composite material design and drafting experience for primary structures
  • Knowledge on manufacturing methods composite materials like hand layup and machine layup
  • Knowledge in Non-Crimp Fabric design
  • Knowledge on composite manufacturing guidelines
  • Knowledge on CATIA CPD Grid modeling 
  • Complex metallic structures design experience
  • Fuselage Door surround structures design experience
  • Prepare structural and systems layouts, interface drawings, installations, assembly and detail drawings
  • Participate and support design and program reviews with customer/partner/suppliers
  • Provide technical solutions to production line for all structural and system installation issues
  • Interface with, stress, systems & manufacturing groups and validate systems bracket interface points
  • Create and release systems bracket assemblies
  • Create and update product structure CATIA /VPM   & Weights report
  • Identify fasteners, process and specifications, protection methods, bonding process/path, and surface protection drawings
  • Create tolerance stack up report based on initial and final design
  • Maintain the technical knowledge and awareness of developments related to airframe structures
  • Experience in Metallic (Milled parts), Aerospace Sheet metal design, Drawing Set & ECN creation/Update
  • Airbus Process & Methods (AMs, Ms, SIDP, RSDP etc.)
  • Hands on experience on Airbus tools (CATIA V5, ENOVIA VPM & PDM-link SSCI/PASS SSI, Trend etc.)
  • Experience in Concept design (MAT A, B C / Design Principles and SAM creation etc.) is preferred
Required experience:
  • College / University degree in Mechanical Engineering or in Aerospace Engineering
  • 8 -15 years of relevant design experience (Airframe Structural Design)
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Understanding of airframe configuration optimization, loads, stress analysis, materials, manufacturing processes, tooling concepts and structural in-service requirements
  • Very good proficiency in German Language B2 level and above
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