Mechanical Systems Design Engineer – Turkey

Location: Bristol

Job Type: Contract

Salary: Negotiable

As part of our on-going support to our client based in Turkey where they are developing a 5th generation fighter aircraft, we are currently looking for a number of Mechanical Systems Design Engineers for a 12 month fixed term contract based at their facilities just outside Ankara, Turkey. The hourly rate for these roles are typically ranged between £70.00 – £80.00 per hour, dependant on experience, seniority etc. For this particular role, candidates will have to have at least 5 years systems mechanical systems design experience in an aerospace environment and must be eligible for UK security clearance.

Candidates will have extensive mechanical systems design experience having worked on flight control flyby-wire systems, canopy latching and actuation systems.

Responsibilities

Mechanical stick and Stick interconnection (front-rear cockpit) front and rear cockpit stick mechanism and interconnection linkage design and aileron elevator connection designs for new geometry and stick concept. Stick interconnection for aileron and elevator interconnection is provided by push pull rods. Pressurised and unpressurised regions interface designs needed.

Cable/pulley Rudder /elevator system design aircraft elevator and rudder system cable pulley system designs for new geometry. Pressurized and unpressurised regions interface designs needed.

Aileron bellcrank and rod designs Aileron bellcrank and rod design for new geometry. Composite rod designs may also be included. Stick interconnection design interface also included.

Slotted type fowler flap (slot )and actuation (ballscrew + motor) designs. Slotted guide design needed and ballscrew transmission systems design needed for new flap. Current flap has only one position with the new designs 2 or more position of flap will be added.

Hanging type pedal design (rudder system) pedal adjustment actuation design rudder pedal design is changed to hanging type pedal system for weight concerns. Pressurised and unpressurised regions interface designs needed.

Hydraulic /Electrical Power operated mechanisms Flight control systems, doors, canopy etc.

Aircraft Flyby wire actuation system designs, door control and monitoring system designs and canopy latching and actuation system designs are needed.

Location: Bristol

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