Lead Certification Engineer

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LOCATION: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role or Reading: Arena Business Centres
DEPARTMENT: Certification/Engineering
SALARY: Competitive
HOURS: Full time/Permanent- 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)

About the role

This role will lead, plan and ensure timely completion of all airworthiness certification activities throughout the engineering lifecycle, ensuring that company designs are certified to UK, EASA, FAA or National Authority regulations, and satisfy the customer contract specifications.

With strong experience in an aerospace certification environment and an excellent working knowledge of CS-UKTSO, CS-ETSO, CS-25 and associated regulatory requirements, the Certification Lead will facilitate and manage all certification activities to ensure timely completion of all projects.

In your role as our Lead Certification Engineer, you will:

  • Represent and steer the Certification Team, including organising team daily activities to deliver project deliverables to schedule
  • Define the certification route for all projects and new products being developed.
  • Ensure the generation of all project specific certification documentation is accurate.
  • Liaise with regulatory & certification bodies, (including EASA, CAA and MAA), to maintain and develop the airworthiness approvals held by the company.
  • Check and approve test plans and reports generated by the certification team

About you

To help Mirus continue our journey of growth, you will bring your experience and knowledge in an aerospace certification environment along with the following skills, qualifications and attributes:

  • Experience in an Aerospace certification environment with specific experience in cabin interiors, ideally seating.
  • Experience of working within a ADOA or DOA environment.
  • Experience of leading communications with third party regulatory or certification organisations and OEMs, including EASA, CAA, Airbus, Boeing etc.
  • Specific experience of structures, cabin safety, flammability subject matters
  • Demonstrable experience of ensuring certification outputs conform to company and regulatory policy.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of the regulatory requirements of EASA 2Part 21J , Part 21G, CS25 and ETSO Process.


  • Strong verbal, technical writing, and written communication skills for internal company, customer, and authority interactions.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organisational ability

Personal skills / attributes:

  • A self-starter with a positive attitude, is flexible and is comfortable in a changing environment.
  • Strong verbal, technical writing, and written communication skills for internal company, customer, and authority interactions.

We really want to hear from you, so don’t miss your opportunity to join our community of passionate and exceptional people who challenge the accepted norm! Once you apply, your CV will be held on our central database.  Please do let us know if you do not wish for us to retain your details.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted in due course.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our Lead Certification Engineer position.  Come on a journey with us and be part of our mission to deliver reliable, innovative aircraft seating!

Please kindly note, at this moment in time we are respectfully not engaging with any agencies for our roles.

About us

Founded in 2015, Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd has grown rapidly to become a leading aircraft seating OEM, with operations in the UK, Malaysia and China.   We seek excellence at every step, from conception to delivery and beyond.


“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way, by those who dare to challenge the accepted norm.”

Ben McGuire, Chief Executive Officer

We believe form, function, innovation, sustainability, and the best possible passenger experience are all mutual cornerstones of success when putting pen to paper on a new design and delivering to our airline customers.

Along with our proven record of delivering large and small scale OEM and airline retrofit programs to some of the biggest names in the industry, we are committed to bringing the highest quality seating and unparalleled service to our customers.

Our benefits

  • Pension – up to 8% contribution (4% Employee/ 4% Employer)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An additional day off on or around your birthday
  • Christmas shut down
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Agile working – flexibility around start and finish times in line with our policy
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Training and development – Support, coaching and guidance from a team of industry leading renowned specialists
  • Generous Family Friendly Benefits
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • SimplyHealth – helps cover every day healthcare costs such as eye tests and dental check ups, as well as providing mental health support and access to GP services
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free on-site parking
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