Looking for our consultancy, conferencing, training or innovation services? Visit netcompositesenterprise.com

NetComposites Now

AEL Airborne - Development / Project Engineer

Hungerford, Berkshire, UK

AEL Airborne

Composites Project Engineer / Manager

AEL is a well-established, small but growing company recently acquired by Airborne International BV of the Netherlands specialising in the design and manufacture of innovative composite structures for a variety of sectors but mainly in aerospace and renewable energy.  Currently, we are leaders in the design and supply of underwater tidal turbine blades, and enjoy a position as the supplier of choice for many of the leading players in this industry. 

Due to a continuous increase in demand for our services, we are seeking to recruit additional engineering staff to manage projects.  A good grasp of engineering fundamentals is essential, as is the ability to spot and understand interactions between different fields, and the tenacity to work through challenging problems effectively.

You should have a degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering from a good university.  Additionally, the following would be advantageous:

  • Familiarity with structural analysis in a design context and FE analysis Familiarity with CAD practice and technical drawing conventions
  • Experience of composite design and analysis with a focus on design for manufacture (training offered)
  • Excellent intuitive understanding of the behavior of composites under stress and in manufacture
  • Experience of composite manufacturing methods Experience in the management of complex projects
  • Experience with materials and structural qualification testing and test programmes


Listed: 01 Mar 2017

Contact: Angus Fleming

Email: amf@aviationenterprises.co.uk

Telephone: 07711618347

Website: www.aviationenterprises.co.uk