Mechanical Design Engineer

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1365340

 Job Description

Thompson Aero Seating is recognized for cutting edge design, engineering and manufacture of premium business-class, full flat-bed airline seating.

We have a number of fantastic opportunities for Mechanical Design Engineers to join an exciting, rapidly expanding company, with a global reputation for quality and excellence. 

The role:

Working within multi-disciplined Engineering teams to deliver design solutions for new concepts & customisation of existing products for our customers across the globe, ensuring delivery to cost, time, quality & adherence to strict aerospace regulations.

Key Tasks:

  • Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers
  • Using research, analytical, conceptual planning skills and computer-aided design;
  • Design of new products within a project team
  • Making sure a product can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating environments
  • Considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints
  • Producing details of specifications and outline designs


Required Skills:

  • Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Design Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within a Manufacturing or Engineering discipline
  • Strong IT skills, particularly computer-aided design
  • Experience using Catia V5/V6 would be advantageous
  • A high level of technical and scientific knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical problems;
  • Good oral communication skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of people, including clients, contractors, designers, directors and production operatives.
  • Precise and concise written communication skills
  • Creative ability
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Organisational skills, such as time and resource planning

How to Apply:

Please apply by completing our application form & return using the link below.

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunities employer