Senior Design Engineer

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Location: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role
Department: Applications/Engineering
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full time/permanent - 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)


As a Senior Design Engineer, you are responsible for owning and delivering work packages within the applications engineering function, achieving on time product delivery and compliance to customer and airframe specifications and to the regulatory requirements.

Working closely with other Mirus functional teams and external stakeholders, you will ensure effective & efficient configuration, customisation and design of aircraft seating products.

In your role as our Senior Design Engineer, you will

  • Deliver linefit and retrofit engineering projects on time, to specification, ensuring compliance to the airframe and regulatory (CAA, EASA and FAA) requirements.
  • Generate and contribute to the generation of customer delivery timing plans, and actively engage in measures to adhere to plan.
  • Conduct presentations externally at critical reviews to the customer
  • Liaise with certification, test and stress teams to ensure designs meet the structural and aircraft airworthiness requirements


To help Mirus continue our journey of growth, you will bring your expertise within a design engineering capacity, a passion for problem solving and drive for operational excellence along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Experience of delivering aircraft interiors product that is compliant to the airframe spec and CAA, EASA & FAA regulatory requirements
  • Experience of delivering product in an aircraft seating environment
  • Diligent, enthusiastic, and driven, with an excellent work ethic, and a “can do” attitude


  • Experience in the latest manufacturing techniques such as injection mouldings, vacuum forming, castings, forgings, extrusions and machining from solid
  • Aircraft cabin interior exposure

Personal skills / attributes:

  • Good personal time management and comfortable working to deadlines
  • Highly adaptable and capable of making decisions in a fast and pressured environment
  • A team player

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 Senior Design Engineer position.  Come on a journey with us and be part of making a positive and impactful difference!

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


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.


  • 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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