Principal Certification Engineer in portsmouth

portsmouth, united kingdom
job category
Aerospace Quality Engineer
job type
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
reference number
sam hillberg, randstad technologies
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job description

Randstad are recruiting for a Principal Certification Engineer to work for their client who are based in the Portsmouth area.

The Role:

* Prepare packages of DOA documents and substantiation data for the certification of major design changes via EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) application and minor design / repair changes approved by companies DOA.
* Act as focal point for co-ordinating airworthiness and environmental protection matters for company parts certified through companies EASA Part 21 Subpart J DOA.
* Approve the Classification of Type Design or Repair Changes (21.A.91) and approve Certification Programmes.
* Check, approve and issue DOA documents (including certification reports, accomplishment instructions, manual supplements, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness and Service Bulletins).
* Sign and issue Declarations of Compliance for Major Changes to Type Design.
* Approve Minor Changes and Minor Repairs to Type Design.
* Co-ordinate certification activities with EASA for new and existing STC major design change projects.
* Interface directly with EASA in various areas such as aircraft certification, regulatory changes, flight standards, inspections and continued airworthiness.
* Direct meetings and technical presentations.
* Co-ordinate certification activities as required, including flight test activities with a nominated Flight Test Organisation to support an EASA STC application.
* Support maintenance of the Design Organisation Handbook and associated procedures.
* Maintain DOA records, engineering files and company records.
* Interface with company staff (including the Part 21 Subpart G Production Organisation and Part 145 Maintenance & Repair Organisation), EASA, customers/operators and external suppliers/sub-contractors to support certification requirements affecting design specifications, production processes and testing for demonstrations of compliance.
* Develop knowledge of company Aerospace product lines that fall within companies DOA scope.

Qualifications / Experience:

* Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering Bachelors Degree (BEng/BSc).
* Chartered Engineer status with a recognised body is desired.
* Experience with Catia V5 CAD and SmarTeam PDM systems is desired but not essential.
* EASA Form 4 Holder is desired but not essential, subject to relevant experience working in an EASA DOA.
* Experience in EASA DOA certification process for design and repair changes to Large Aeroplanes and Rotorcraft.
* Experience of Surveillance Audits by an EASA DOA Team Leader.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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