Design Engineer

Martin Baker
Denham, Uxbridge
28 Jun 2017
26 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Martin-Baker is the world's leading manufacturer of ejection seats and related equipment. It is the only company that can offer a fully integrated escape system that satisfies the very latest in pilot operational capability and safety standards. Martin-Baker can provide a complete 'end-to-end service’, from helping the customer to establish operational safety and escape requirements, including design, development and qualification, to on-going support throughout the entire service life of the aircraft.

To maintain our position as one of the leading companies in the aerospace sector, we employ the very best engineers, technicians, commercial, manufacturing and support staff. We believe in helping individuals grow and we have an enviable reputation for developing and retaining our people. We actively encourage our design team to take on responsibility and leadership in the complete product design lifecycle; further supporting their IMechE accreditation.

We have fantastic opportunities for Design Engineers and Senior Design Engineers working in the Design Office at our Denham site.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Generate innovative, fit-for-purpose designs using the latest 3D CAD software. Liaise regularly with other key project stakeholders to ensure the designs are right-first-time. Simulate performance using FEA and other software tools. Build in quality at the design stage trough DFMEA, DFA/DFM. Undertake regular design reviews. Fully document design history and collate product analyses. Deliver multiple projects on time and on budget. Generate detailed engineering drawings to AMSE Y14.X series of standards. Use GD&T to fully define the part. Conduct clearance and interchangeability analysis as required. Determine the best, most commercially viable solution within the given parameters whilst optimising manufacturability. Support trial installations and take part in customer visits. Produce and deliver design review presentations. Prepare retrofit and modifications designs.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary. You will be entitled to join our Non-Contributory Pension Scheme and Life Assurance Scheme. A Healthcare Scheme. The equivalent of 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays. A great working environment where you will work alongside experts who can help you to obtain a wide understanding of our business and opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career. Full training will be provided.

The ideal candidate will have general experience of design output gained from within mechanical / aeronautical engineering related industry. Mechanical Engineering Degree accredited by I-Mech-E is required.

You must have unrestricted eligibility to live and work in the UK.  Any applicants will need to have a British Passport or residency to be considered as they will need to be security cleared

To apply for this position please email send your CV and current salary expectations to Human Resources,


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