Rockwell Collins Electrical Design Engineer in Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Leighton Buzzard facility, including a Electrical Design Engineer.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be required to research, develop and design Electrical components, equipment and system installations.

Specifically this role is responsible for:

  • Defining the installation requirements of electrical systems and components

  • Creating wiring diagrams for interior monument cabin furnished equipment

  • Creating and designing interior cabin furnished monument Electrical drawings and 3D models

  • Performing electrical load analysis for Galleys

  • Ensuring compliance of design to latest customer and airworthiness requirements

  • Checking of engineering data produced by peers

  • Participating in design reviews of Galley electrical installations

  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element

  • Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole

  • Supporting Mechanical Design Engineers within the group with guidance on electrical issues

  • Supporting problem solving during manufacturing build process and through aftermarket queries

  • Customer support

  • Assisting in definition and supplier selection for Galley components and equipment. Ensuring technical, commercial and weight targets are maintained

  • Communicating effectively and professionally with peers, suppliers and customers

  • Development and introduction of new product and product improvements

  • Any other reasonable duties as required

The Ideal candidate will have the following -

  • Engineering degree or ONC/HNC in an electrical design related field

  • Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions

  • Competent user of the incumbent CAD and data management systems – Teamcentre and NX v 7.5 or Catia preferred

  • A working knowledge of the principle of electrical installation and systems integration and design including 3D mechanical design experience, preferably in NX or Catia.

  • A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture of electrical and mechanical components and assemblies

  • An understanding of material selection

  • An understanding of protective treatments

  • An understanding of aircraft interior architecture with a working knowledge of Boeing, Airbus requirements (D6-36440 etc)

  • An understanding of the best practice for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems

  • Awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken

  • A good working knowledge of the companies change control process

  • A good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Good team working skills

  • The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention

  • Willing to travel to support company objectives

  • Good working ethic

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