Design Engineer

Job Type: Contract/interim

Location: Yeovil, Somerset, England and Dukinfield, Manchester

Start Date: Immediate

Job Description

Hyde Group Engineering Limited is experiencing a period of growth within its aerospace design team and are currently looking for designers across all levels to join our team in Yeovil and Dukinfield. 

 As a Design Engineer - Airframe Structures your primary areas of technical responsibility will be to:  

  • Produce 3-D design definitions of the airframe and vehicle systems in CATIA V5.

  • Ensure that designs are cost effective and fit for purpose.

  • Assist in controlling the design process through the appropriate use of engineering tools and techniques such as Digital Mock Ups, Design Reviews and Trial Installations.

  • Produce structural or systems documentation including requirement specifications, safety documentation, qualification reports, and STRs.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Perform defined engineering design and analysis tasks, required for project and departmental purposes using established methods.

  • Develop and integrate engineering solutions from broader design concepts and schemes.

  • Gather and collate relevant technical and commercial information, as directed, to potentially aid/influence design and technical solutions.

  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing and production as required to meet department and project requirements.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required


Mechanical Engineering Degree or HNC/HND/BTEC in Mechanical Engineering and Apprenticeship.
Knowledge and understanding in the design, manufacture of airframes and or vehicle systems, including: 

  • Knowledge of the design tools (CATIA V5).

  • Knowledge of the design processes.

  • Knowledge of airworthiness requirements and regulations (CS29 and Def Stan 00970).

  • Knowledge of the aircraft materials and manufacture.

  • Ability to follow well defined engineering processes.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates meeting the minimum criteria listed above. Please apply electronically, by email including your CV to hjones@hydegroupholdings.com and pdodd@hydegroupholdings.com