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Weights Engineer

Weights Engineerup to £36,000 p/a Cwmbran Aerospace

Weights Engineer opportunity working for a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft.

Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure current designs are interrogated for total mass properties according to project schedule.
  • Fully support the engineering team to implement weight optimisation processes.
  • To maintain project weight tracking document to schedule.
  • Ensure mass calculation tools are robust and its use is enforced.
  • Continuously improve mass properties tools and methodologies.
  • Understand and enforce set of CAD model/product structure criteria to ensure weights are accurate.
  • Review checklists and Detailed Design Specifications
  • Provide technical support and KPI's to support the business unit.

Key skills and experiences:

  • Qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND or an equivalent qualification in an Engineering field, the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Good 3D Catia V5 background but further training will be provided if required.
  • A good understanding of Smarteam structure and procedures.
  • Good mechanical engineering skills ideally from an Aerospace background, but from any field with transferable skills - mechanism design, machined parts, composite structures, vacuum formed plastics etc.
  • Good oral and written communication - must be a competent user of Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Good mathematical/numerical skills to generate cost and weight data KPI's.
  • Self motivated and capable of independent decision making and managing time to meet project schedule.
  • A proven track record of effective design and on time/cost delivery of projects.


This is a permanent position offering an annual salary up to £36,000 based in Cwmbran.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.