Airframe designs recruits four to team

Enterprise Zone-based Airframe Designs has bolstered the experience in its ranks with four new appointments.

The company, based at the Pavilions on Avroe Crescent produces complex components for the aviation, defence and space industries worldwide with its specialist skills in engineering, design, analysis, certification and additive manufacturing.

Clint Jones has joined the growing team as a weights engineering expert to support an ongoing programme of work with BAE Systems Air, advising on weight management issues throughout the product lifecycle.

As a former BAE Systems employee, Clint will also work alongside junior engineers to enable the growth of new talent within the sector and within the specialism of weights engineering.

To add to the stress team capability, Macsen Taker has been appointed as a graduate engineer following his graduation in aerospace engineering at the University of Manchester.

Hayley Berry has been appointed as quality and security controller. She formerly worked in the medical manufacturing industry within quality control as a product testing specialist for nine years.

Bryony Goodall has also been appointed business and executive support officer with experience providing administration support across diverse types of organisations.

Jerrod Hartley, CEO of Airframe Designs, said: “We’re excited to find such talent to strengthen our business as we grow to meet the demands of the industry. We strive for business excellence in all of our dealings and our people are at the heart of that. The teams working on our specialist components span an age range of five decades with skills in design, analysis, certification and additive manufacturing.”

Recent projects undertaken by Airframe Designs include the integration of new systems into heavy lift drone platforms, conceptual design at a platform level for new uncrewed air-systems, test rig and tooling for electric vehicle propulsion systems and most recently the design and analysis of operator consoles for a special mission aircraft.