Senior Design Engineer specialized in composites

About the company
Are you interested to join GKN to create the Composite Factory of the Future together with our team at the Global Technology Center?

Driven by the vision of sustainable aerospace innovation, GKN Aerospace develop new design concepts for lower weight and integrated functionality for future aviation. The Global Technology Center develops the next generation designs, materials, manufacturing methods and digital factory solutions for GKN Engines.

The department of Digital factory and Composite Technology now has an open position for a Senior Design Engineer with emphasis on design and verification including requirement criteria for Composite materials in our aero engine structures. You are an Engineer with a strong competence profile in Composites and that is interested in working with design and material questions related to the design of our future engine components but also to work closely together with University partners around research on composite materials coupled to our products.

Job description
We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to our Research Centre with a strong interest in composite design in general and emphasis on Aerospace applications. You will work with design and material questions related to our future Engine component designs and can lead work packages where we work together with our University partners on Research questions for composite materials.

You will work with development of the next generation technologies for compressor and fan structures in composite and metallic materials. The work is performed in internal technology development projects, technology demonstrators and in research projects often done in bilateral or multilateral collaboration with our partners in the EU as well as in the USA.

Your work will typically consist of:
• Selecting the best combination of materials for specific product applications.
• Creating designs and composite ply layups using modern designs tools
• Specifying the design criteria and tests of composite structures to fulfil design and
manufacturing requirements
• Working to avoid problems arising during the manufacturing process for the finished product
• Helping to ensure that products comply with national and international legal and standards
• Considering the costs implications of materials used and alternatives, in terms of both time
and money

Your profile
• You are a Design Engineer with an MSc degree in Design or Mechanical Engineering with
some years of experience designing composites.
• You can create 3D Composite design definitions and layups in CAD. (Preferably NX)
• You have the ability to interpret the research program needs regarding material selection
and proper design criteria and have good ability to communicate and present results internally as well as with our research partners
• You can act as a leader for research in the field of composite design and materials for engine
• You have good social skills, the ability to create effective networks and can take on a
technical responsibility role
• You are proficient in English, which is the GKN Group language

Application process
The position is a consulting assignment where you initially are employed at Skill with the possibility of continued employment at GKN.

If you have questions regarding the position or the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Johan Zizala via email

Upplagd: 2022-01-14


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Skill Rekrytering och Bemanning AB

Gelbgjutare­gatan 2
58254 Linköping
Gelbgjutare­gatan 2
58254 Linköping
Östergötlands län
Grundat: 1997
Anställda: 1300
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