Design Authoriser

As a Design Authoriser within our Wing Plant Engineering Team, you will provide essential reactive and proactive lineside support to our plant operations. You will also play a key role in identifying, investigating, and implementing technical solutions for production easements, structural and systems modifications, cost improvements, and quality enhancements.

Tangible Deliverables to Time, Cost, and Quality:

  • Lead design investigations and formulate technical solutions for a variety of tasks, including Modifications to the Type Design, Design/Works Query Notes, and non-specific tasks, ensuring compliance with design, airworthiness, and safety requirements.
  • Act as a lead design engineer with industry-recognized design authorization signatory status, providing guidance on technical issues and governance.
  • Drive ongoing continuous improvement initiatives to enhance team efficiency through method, process, and capability improvements, maintaining a robust lesson learned and feedback process.

Main Activities:

  • Lead, guide, approve, and/or authorize design solutions for tasks such as Major/Minor Design Modifications and Design Query Notes.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the engineering team, identifying skill gaps and developing plans for improvement.
  • Ensure that design standards and requirements are met by collaborating with other functions and projects to integrate design solutions.
  • Operate as a design authorization signatory.

Required Competencies & Abilities:

  • Motivated and self-driven with the ability to work autonomously, while also being a strong team player.
  • Consistently deliver results on time, within budget, and with high quality, and embrace change and challenge when needed.
  • Possess an anticipation mindset, able to identify risks and opportunities and manage them effectively.
  • Synthesize complex activities, simplify, and communicate them clearly to all stakeholders.
  • Foster innovation, encouraging exploration of new ideas and approaches.
  • Thrive in an open and trusting work environment.
  • Understand, nurture, and demonstrate resilience.
  • Hold an industry-recognized design signatory delegation (Design Approval, Design Authorization).


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field (master's preferred).
  • Proven experience in aerospace design and engineering.
  • Industry-recognized design authorization signatory status.
  • Strong knowledge of airworthiness regulations and safety standards.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

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