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STG Aerospace – Mechanical design engineer

Cwmbran, South Wales

About STG Aerospace
Established in 1995, STG Aerospace leads the field in the innovation and development of aircraft cabin lighting solutions through its saf-Tglo floorpath marking, saf-Tsign emergency signage and liTeMood LED cabin mood lighting. Our solutions enable airlines to enhance the passenger experience and reduce operational costs.

We are a leader in every market that we serve and our products are installed on over 10,000 aircraft – that's almost two thirds of every passenger aircraft flying. With sustained double-digit year-over-year growth and new products ready to launch in 2017, STG provides excellent opportunities and a dynamic working environment.

We hire people with excellent communication skills and who excel at innovation, integrity, honesty and passion. If you want to be part of a company that is making a genuine difference to the quality of the passenger experience then we want to hear from you.

Role summary
• Accountable to the Head of Engineering Research & Design, the Mechanical Design Engineer will assist in the ongoing maintenance and upgrade of existing designs.
• In addition, the Mechanical Design Engineer will also be required to assist in the creation, development and product readiness of new products for aircraft interior lighting
• Initially, this role has no direct reports. Training and mentoring will be provided

Main duties and responsibilities:
New product development
• Supports the definition and delivery of competitive validated designs and technical solutions that satisfy the project goal of delivery against the defined requirements
• Works to ensure all engineering project deliverables meet their quality, design budget and delivery targets

Sustaining engineering
• Follows configuration management processes and identifies solutions where product or process falls short of such requirements
• Follow new product introduction procedures and best practices
• Promotes an environment of continuous improvement
• Provides the manufacturing process timely support as and when required

Key experience/skills

• Experience operating in an engineering role, with responsibilities for delivery to schedule and quality against defined requirements
• CAD / Solidworks experience
• Experience of working to tight timescales, to meet key exacting deadlines
• An understanding of the complete Engineering Development Lifecycle
• Understanding of Health & Safety compliance
• Experience of design foi Injectiom Moulding solutions
• Good understanding of Design for Manufacture
 Strong numerical and verbal ability

• Experience in design for regulated environments
• Experience of Adobe packages, especially Illustrator
• Experience of designing for Extrusion and Sheet metal solutions
• Knowledge of AS9100 compliance and operating environment
• Aerospace exposure/awareness
• Degree qualified in relevant technical competency or equivalent and experience in appropriate field
• Requiring limited supervision with good personal time management
• Flexibility in dealing with changing priorities
• Ability to work under pressure
• Use of MS Excel, Word and Outlook to intermediate level
• Experience of designing in ae Electronic Product Development environment

Key competencies
Communication: to be able to liaise with a range of third parties including customers and suppliers with confidence
 Relationship building: to develop strong collaborative relations with staff and third parties
 Team working: to be able to support other team members in achieving the company’s goals
 Time management: to be able to effectively prioritise to achieve goals
 Thoroughness: to ensure own and others' work and information are complete and accurate; following up with others to ensure that commitments have been fulfilled
 Analytical thinking: to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach

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