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Location: Southampton 

Standard Hours: 40 hours per week, Flexitime


Job Description

To provide design leadership or work as part of a team on allocated jobs with particular emphasis on both detail and installation design, on behalf of Britten-Norman Aircraft Limited (BNA) Design Office.


Primary tasks

Main tasks will include but are not limited to:

Preparation of schemes, details and assembly drawings etc for aircraft modifications or projects arising from Customer specifications or approved Research and Development tasks.

Liaison with all other technical specialisations with the Design Office in order to produce coherent and comprehensive design solutions and packages.

To assist in the training of junior personnel within the department, as requested.

Deal with engineering problems and provide acceptable solutions, in accordance with Design Office procedures.

To analyse and decide on courses of action for DQFs, NCRs, Production Permits and Concessions relating to mechanical engineering.


Key skills and attributes:

Communication: Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills with ability to retain composure and flexibility under pressure

Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook

Organisation: Ability to multi-task and to determine and manage priorities to meet multiple deadlines

Team Working: Effective in a team and as an individual. Precise, accurate and meticulousness. Reliable, pro-active and self-confident.


Minimum qualifications requirements:

Degree / HND / HNC in related engineering subject

Required experience:

Design office

Mechanical design

Experience in an aerospace design environment


Any offer of employment will be conditional, subject to the successful completion of the Company’s Security Clearance process.  This will be arranged by the Company on the candidate’s behalf.  

If you wish to apply for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role, to