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Detail Designer - Layouts

Detail Designer

Key Technical Skills

  • Possesses good knowledge of most aspects within his/her discipline.

  • Able to perform analysis using recognised draughting and analytical tools and to make sound judgements.

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting responses in assigned areas to operational units or other activities.

Key Interpersonal/Behavioural Skills

  • Achieves and sustains a standard of excellence in drive and commitment.

  • Demonstrates Focus on Order through work packages or projects

  • Demonstrates Customer Focus through forging partnerships that shape customer expectations.

  • Supports a developmental environment that supports the development of others

  • Researches when digging for information

Key Mental/Analytical Skills and Challenges

  • Ensure effective application of process in assigned areas, including developing the detail design, modifications and improvements in accordance with relevant standards, best practice and developing needs

  • Develops solutions to requirements.

  • Delivers cost effective data to budget and programme.

Company/Industry Knowledge:

  • 2 Years' experience in engineering or a defence or related industry

  • Understanding of LCM


  • Typically HNC/HND qualified, likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline

  • Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council

Top 6 Major Tasks and Activities:

  • Operate within the functionality of the appropriate tools and techniques (e.g.

    Foran and CE) as directed by his/her supervisor.

  • Produce and develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out detail design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.

  • Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a team.

  • Support the development of best practice to increase the capability, performance of tools and processes

  • To identify personal training requirements, skills gaps and development requirements in own discipline.

  • Keep up to date in relevant technical areas, develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services (seeking and sharing good practice and knowledge to continuously improve practices), and supply technical support and expertise to others as required.

  • Additional Key Accountabilities:

    (Describes the roles operational responsibility in terms of volume/quality/timeliness/decision making/tactical/strategic

    • Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development.

    • Be cognisant of assigned budgets,

    • Advise/instruct apprentices and trainees of similar discipline in the technical content of work.

    • Perform self-verification of own tasks and undertake cross checking of other draughtspersons work as requested to ensure completeness and quality of information.

    • Answer Technical queries about his/her own work and that of subordinates within their level of knowledge and competency.

    • Act as a member of a technical team created to accomplish tasks of a specialist nature (e.g.

      Liaison Draughting team, best practice team).

    SHE Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    SHE Leadership is about setting standards of safe behaviours and integrating SHE into all aspects of the business as a routine.

    It involves visibly demonstrating commitment to SHE performance and improvement, actively engaging with people at all levels to raise awareness of safe behaviours and attitudes, promoting a just culture.

  • Ensure compliance with the SHE Management System, mitigating risks and improving overall SHE performance

  • Provide suitable information / instruction / communication for the team to undertake all activities in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.

  • Demonstrate strong and active leadership for SHE, setting high standards across all areas

  • Demonstrate the following SHE Behaviours

  • Provides visible active commitment to SHE - leading by example, acting on SHE concerns

  • Integrates SHE into key business decisions

  • Regularly makes time for SHE

  • Actively communicates on SHE matters - up and down the chain, engaging employees in SHE dialogue

  • Regularly reviews SHE performance as part of the management agenda and takes action to ensure all employees keep safe and work safe

  • AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.