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Lead Design & Production Engineer

Flylogix is Always Going Further to pioneer aviation services as the foremost unmanned operator in existence. We are a fast-growth scale-up delivering real services to many of the world's largest and leading corporations. Our next-gen tech plus tested and tough long-range drones operate 'beyond visual line of sight’ to ensure the least risk to humans and least harm to the planet. We're now ready to reach new heights and are looking for inquisitive, knowledgeable and skilful people to join our pioneering team.

Established in 2015, Flylogix have recently won multiple projects with some very well-known companies and have also secured significant funding to rapidly expand the company.

What do we need?

Our FX2 aircraft has completed hundreds of hours flying over the horizon, completing jobs for customers. This is just the start though. We need a Production and Design Lead to build our fleet of FX2 aircraft and develop the next generations of aircraft to meet new customer needs. 

We have an ambitious schedule of flights over the next two years and initially your role will be to ensure that we have the aircraft, spares, and equipment to meet this. You will be responsible for ensuring that every aircraft and component that leaves our workshop is built as designed, tested and reliable. You will also lead the design of new components and modules for the existing aircraft, testing them both on the ground and in the air, and then producing them before handing them to the flight team. 

As we develop you will be responsible for the specification and design of new unmanned aircraft.

To excel in this role you will need to lead a team with diverse skills, work with other teams in Flylogix to understand customer and operational needs, and build and use a network of trusted suppliers and contractors.

Who do we need?

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and exhibit these behaviours

Skills

·    Previous experience in designing to standards (automotive or aviation preferred)

·    Experience of production and testing to standards (small batch production)

·    Unmanned aircraft or aviation experience an advantage

·    Proven record of integrating different systems into a solution

·    Excellent at managing a team with varied technical skills

·    Able to bring structure and process to a situation

Behaviours

·    Willing to turn your hand to what is required

·    Motivated by solving problems

·    Thorough and organised

·    Get satisfaction out of devising and delivering an ambitious plan

 

Why work with us?
With experience ranging from F1 to aerospace, you are joining a team that is committed to writing the next epoch of powered flight.  Flylogix is pioneering aviation services as the leading unmanned operator in existence. 

The company operates out of super modern, purpose-built offices at the Fareham Innovation Centre which looks out over The Solent Airfield. You’ll be working with Engineers who have rich, successful careers from industries such as F1. 

The company enjoys a Hybrid remote working scheme (3/2) for positions that lend themselves to this type of flexibility, and all roles provide a competitive salary and company benefits including private health care, cycle to work scheme and pension. 

If you are interested then please send me your latest CV for review but if not, and you know someone that might be, then we pay a referral fee on successful introduction – see https://www.gerrellandhard.co.uk/your-career/referral-rewards