We believe that engineering is a mindset, and that engineering skills are inherently transferable. Whether your experience is rooted in the automotive, wind, nuclear, rail—or of course aerospace—industry, we’re interested in hearing from you.

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Systems Engineer vacancies

  • Fulltime /perm
  • Up to £55,000 per annum DOE.
  • Manchester SK8 7AZ & Bristol BS34 7PZ

We are currently recruiting experienced engineers in both Manchester and Bristol to support our increasing work with a range of high-profile clients in the aviation sector, and beyond.

WEC is a small but dynamic and growing company with a proud heritage firmly rooted in the British aerospace industry; our engineers have helped to shape the systems of some of the world’s most iconic aircraft from Concorde to the A350.

As we enter our second decade, our sights are set on broader horizons. We are looking for talented, flexible and enthusiastic engineers, from a range of sectors and backgrounds, to help us to continue to delight our existing customers, and deliver effective solutions to new ones.

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The role

Successful candidates will be responsible for managing systems engineering tasks in line with company and customer quality standards. Activities undertaken may include:

  • Modelling & simulation
  • System design & development
  • Requirements management
  • Root cause analysis
  • Testing
  • Research & development
  • Certification & qualification
  • Safety analysis

Essential attributes:

  • Bachelors or masters degree in a relevant field
  • Experience of working within the V-cycle
  • Proactive, organised and capable of working as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable attributes:

  • Knowledge of aircraft systems
  • Chartered engineer status
  • Experience of using systems modelling or safety software packages

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary in line with experience
  • Performance related bonuses
  • Extremely generous and flexible holiday allowance: equivalent to 37 days a year
  • Flexible working practices, including time off in lieu of overtime
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • 37 hour working week as standard (part-time opportunities available)

To apply for this position please send your CV to
[email protected]