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Lead Technology Design Engineer

Titchfield, United Kingdom


Job Description

Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on



Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


Lead Technology Design Engineer

Your key deliverables:


  • Acts as the design lead for fuel sub-system research & development programmes as directed by the Engineering Manager

  • Co-ordinates internal and external resources and provides design leadership such that projects are delivered to specification, on time and to budget

  • Ensures that technical, regulatory and commercial requirements are properly understood and that the design implementation meets these requirements.

  • Reviews and authorise manufacturing definition documentation in accordance with company procedures

  • Leads the design team through the development lifecycle of the programme up to and including TRL6

  • Estimates design work packages and identifies risks with suitable mitigation

  • Keeps up to date with latest aerospace technology especially that related to aircraft fuel system and general fluid management performance, including inerting technologies

  • Identifies emerging technologies that could be exploited in aircraft fuel and inerting systems

  • Ensures full integration across the hydro-mechanical, electrical and electronic designs




Are you?


       Bachelor’s degree in engineering.  Advanced degree preferred

       Experience with design processes, new product introduction and creative/innovative thinking
Extensive engineering experience in a relevant professional engineering environment ideally gained in the aerospace or equivalent high technology industry.

       Experience leading a design team

       Experience generating, reviewing and authorising manufacturing definition documentation

       Proven experience of integrating hydro-mechanical, electrical & electronic designs

       Knowledge of aircraft systems

       Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and associated costs

       Knowledge of design for manufacture and cost

       Knowledge of electro-mechanical machines

       Demonstrated leadership skills with a proven track record of driving change

       Professional manner and ability to work well with both internal and external customers

       Ability to present at internal and external technical and commercial reviews at senior level

       Interest in new and emerging technologies



If yes then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers?


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package (/you can list the benefits here/)

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us



(Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable)


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 065539