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United Kingdom


Goodrich Actuation Systems Limited, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 7EH

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What do we offer?                                                                                             

  • Competitive salary

  • Company performance bonus scheme

  • Pension scheme - up to 10% employer contribution

  • Private medical insurance

  • Comprehensive health cash plan

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Flexible benefits programme (buy & sell holiday allowance, discounted gym memberships, Maternity/ adoption leave- up to 52 weeks, first 26 weeks at full pay, subsequent 26 at 50% (basic pay)

  • Structured training & opportunities to progress

  • Opportunity to join ERGs (employee resource groups), participate in community projects & much more!

What does the role look like?

We are actively seeking a Systems & Performance Engineer to join our Wolverhampton-based team, contributing expertise to military and civil actuation projects.

This individual will play a key role in an integrated product team, leveraging their experience to autonomously plan and execute Systems & Performance Engineering work packages. Collaboration with the Principal Systems/Performance Engineer will enhance project delivery as needed.

Responsibilities include developing technical specifications and solutions for intricate actuation systems, involving requirements capture, architecture development, trade studies, requirements validation, design performance analysis, modeling, verification, and integration.

What will your day-to-day responsibilities look like?

  • Understanding, interpreting, and clarifying customer and stakeholder requirements.

  • Establishing system architecture and developing interface definitions.

  • Managing requirements and creating specifications for internal and external suppliers.

  • Utilizing computer modelling and simulation for actuation systems, encompassing hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical systems.

  • Supporting product design and development through static and dynamic analysis, including sizing, sensitivity, and robustness analysis, as well as control law development.

  • Conducting trade-off analysis to identify optimized solutions.

  • Producing project deliverables, such as Performance Analysis reports, Requirements Management Plans, System Description Documents, Verification Summaries, and Compliance Reports.

  • Generating and tracking progress on requirements validation, traceability, and verification matrices/summaries.

  • Analyzing customer requirements for compliance.

  • Identifying and addressing technical risks and implementing risk mitigation throughout the program's lifecycle.

  • Contributing to the development of standard work and best practices within the function.

What will you bring to the role?

Essential skills:

  • Experience/knowledge of physics-based modeling and simulation in the Matlab environment or similar software.

  • Familiarity with hydraulic, mechanical, and/or electro-mechanical systems.

  • Experience/knowledge of requirements management.

Desirable skills:  

  • Experience in conducting trade studies and optimizing solutions.

  • Experience in system development through analyses including sizing, sensitivity, and robustness analysis.

  • Experience in producing project deliverables.

  • Degree qualification in Engineering Science.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Some prior Aerospace/Defense experience.

  • Some knowledge or experience in control theory.

  • Demonstrated experience in analytical methods, problem-solving, Systems Thinking, System Lifecycles, System Modeling and Analysis, Requirements Definition, and System Architecting.

About us:

At Collins Aerospace, we’re working side by side with our customers & partners to dream, design & deliver solutions that redefine the future of our industry. We are part of Raytheon Technologies & provide technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry to connect and protect people around the world. We are inventors, we are manufacturers, we work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defence & rescue applications.

Are you looking to join a dynamic global team that works across the entire Aerospace industry? If yes, get onboard the Collins Aerospace Team & play a part in expanding the opportunities to develop new products & challenge the state of art technology.

We believe Diversity drives innovation; equity eliminates obstacles, inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where everyone can belong & succeed, contributing to a better society.

We are committed to ensuring the recruitment process is barrier-free & inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have disability or long term condition to remove barriers that may be experienced in the recruitment process.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day!

Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Systems & Performance Engineer
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