Lead Flight Test Engineer

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10 days ago




£42,000 - £55,000

Full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts etc

Why Recruiting?

A world leading and multiple award winning security, defence technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.

The Job:

The Flight Test Engineer will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of aircraft across the defence industry. The majority of work will be local, however, some of the trials will be in other locations in the UK and there is also opportunity for international trials work.

What will I be doing?

  • The Flight Test Engineer will be responsible for planning a safe trial, including all executive trials documentation and data outputs (e.g. Trials Instruction/Test Plan/Trials Risk Assessment, test briefs, Post Flight Reports);
  • You will also be responsible for all data gathering (including on-aircraft, via telemetry/from the ground, or within a facility) and safe execution of the trials programme;
  • You will be acting as Flight Test Engineer / test conductor on the aircraft, as required;
  • You'll be responsible for "Day-to-day" running of the practical trial activity including co-ordinating involvement of the wider trials team and supporting personnel during data gathering on the day.
  • The Flight Test Engineer will also be authoring test reports / customer reports.

The Fit.

  • You should be a Qualified Flight Test Engineer, however equivalent relevant experience is also accepted.
  • The Lead Flight Test Engineer should be able to pass an appropriate aircrew Medical.

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will call for an initial chat/screening in confidence within the next week.

Interviews will take place within the week and we are short listing as we speak!

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