Flight Mechanics Specialist

Recruiter
Leonardo
Location
Yeovil
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
Detailed description: Leonardo Helicopters part of the multi-national Leonardo Group is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of helicopters. We have a great heritage and pride ourselves both on our reputation for excellence and for providing opportunities for our people. Here is your chance to become part of the success story. We are looking for a talented Flight Mechanics Specialist to join our UK team based at our Yeovil site in the South West of England. Your main activities will include: • Study and understand the flight mechanics of new rotorcraft configurations, develop performance and flight dynamics models • Analyse and document experimental and/or analytical data. • Write and test algorithms for implementation in the simulation codes. Test and validate the implemented models/algorithms. • Perform performance / flight dynamics simulations, compare with existing experimental data and produce related documentation. • Coordinate with the Chief Project to ensure inputs, outputs, priorities and deliverables are coherent with project plans, assumptions and objectives. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE • BS Degree (or equivalent) in aerospace engineering or related discipline. MS Degree preferred. • Strong understanding of basic flight mechanics, aerodynamics, aircraft performance and design; rotorcraft background is preferred. • Strong analytical skills. Ability to understand complex systems and aircraft flight characteristics. • Basic knowledge in modelling and analysis. Experience with CAMRAD, BADA, ADAMS, FlightLab is preferred. • Basic knowledge or experience in data analysis. • Experience with programming languages or engineering environments such as Fortran, C, Delphi/Pascal, Visual Basic, Matlab/Simulink. • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, identify solutions in the presence of conflict and ambiguity. Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package. Please note that applications will only be accepted if you are eligible to live and work in the UK. We are not a Tier 2 Visa sponsoring Company. This role may also require the successful candidate to hold full UK MoD Security Clearance. Interested? Please submit your CV and send with a covering letter to detailing why you believe your skills and experience match the above specifications. If you have any specific queries please call our Resourcing Team on 01935 704049. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75484121