Weights Engineer

Location:Turkey-Ankara, United Kingdom

Weights Engineer

Would you like to provide engineering expertise to design and develop an air vehicle? We currently have an exciting vacancy for a Weights Engineer working with our highly experienced team in the cosmopolitan city of Ankara, Turkey.

You will be responsible for the approach to the development, optimisation and management of mass, inertia and centre of gravity properties for the air vehicle within the integrated product development environment

This role requires extensive experience of early lifecycle mass development and control aspects of air vehicle/platform design and optimisation within a multi-disciplinary airframe development environment and will require the capability to set and approve mass, centre of gravity and inertia properties and targets for all aspects of the platform structure and equipment.

Your main responsibilities as a Weights Engineer will involve:

Plan, estimate and control weights engineering tasks within span of control.

Approve weights analyses, approve mass and inertia properties and targets and carry weights approval for design drawings/models.

Support the Principal Structures Engineer in dialogue with the relevant company and airworthiness authorities and assist in the development of routes to airworthiness and the project control plan for mass, balance and inertia related matters

Deploy and govern weights engineering methods, processes and data within agreed span of control

Lead and manage the Weights team allocated within agreed span of control, deploying mandated people processes as necessary

Provide a leadership contribution to the management and development of the Weights engineering toolset and processes within the Structures discipline

Provide a leadership contribution to the management and development of the Weights team

Your skills and qualifications:

Extensive experience in the subject for similar platform

Knowledge and Operating Experience of Product Data Manager and CATIA toolset

Location: Turkey, Ankara

Salary: Competitive

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’s international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

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