Functional Design Engineer

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  • As an Engineer you will be responsible for the execution of the functional design of electrical wiring interconnections, i.e. EWIS (Electrical Wiring Interconnect System).
  • This involves analyzing design requirements, performing trade-off studies, making design choices and designing wire harnesses constructions and interconnections (From-To definitions), processing of aircraft systems data packages (files), writing technical reports and support continuous functional improvements of our Engineering tooling environment, through integration and concurrent engineering with international and multi-disciplinary teams and together with system suppliers and our customers.
  • The Engineer will report to a Centre of Competence Manager, but will take guidance and direction on a day-to-day basis from a Senior Engineer or Engineering Team Lead within the applicable design and development project.


  • BEng (or MEng) in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace engineering;
  • You have understanding of Design processes and methods and standards, Requirements validation;
  • You have understanding of (International) drawing standards and methods;
  • You have understanding of System design (components, constructions, schematics, wiring diagrams);
  • You have understanding of Wiring harness functional design;
  • You have understanding of Integration aspects of design;
  • Design verification (reporting of deviations);
  • Configuration management principles.
  • You have fundamental knowledge of Aircraft and systems, Environmental conditions in aircrafts, Interconnection systems and Basics of electronics and mechanics.

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