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Lead Control Systems Engineer

  • GE Aviation - 222 jobs

Gloucestershire, England

Job Description Summary Working within a multi-disciplined team of engineers at Dowty Propellers reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will support the business in meeting customer requirements, quality, timescale and cost. Projects will include new applications and in-service product support.

Job Description
  • Define requirement for propeller control systems within industry standard systems engineering (ARP4754) and safety engineering (ARP4761) frameworks
  • Propose cost-effective solutions for control systems
  • Analyse control system performance in simulation environments that integrate propeller, engine and airframe elements
  • Create requirements for controls units for subcontract design and manufacture
  • Develop high quality technical relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Lead technical activities with integrated project teams, and lead small teams of junior engineers
  • Provide technical guidance that influences outcomes to other people, supporting moderate complexity projects and/or tasks
  • Component or Sub-assembly level analysis or hardware ownership
  • Responsible for project planning activities, including work tasks, project scope, schedule and budget
  • Proactively anticipates events that impact customer deliverables and manage them
  • Proactively identifies and helps others recognize lessons learned
  • Support on-going continuous improvement initiatives including the development of control system processes, including developing and owning technical work instructions
  • Implement and maintain GE standard of compliance and policy
  • Some overseas travel may be required during project integration, testing and certification activities.

Essential Qualifications:-
  • BSc in Systems, Mechanical, Aerospace or Design Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience in aerospace or automotive system design, control systems or embedded systems
  • Experience of analysis of control system behaviour, simulation, and test verification of control systems behaviour
  • Working knowledge of ARP4754 and ARP 4761
  • Proven track record in developing high-integrity or safety-critical control solutions
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Matlab and Simulink
  • Experience of Doors requirements management tool
  • Literate with Microsoft Office tools

Desired Characteristics:-
  • Experience of working with rotating machinery control systems.
  • Experience of hydraulic system design and mechanical / systems integration
  • Experience of electro-hydraulic actuation or electro-mechanical actuation

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Full time

Posted 7 Apr 2021

Closes 6 May 2021

Ref: R3565032

This job was posted to: Air traffic control

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