Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895276_1543923482
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2018 11:38

Job Description

A world-leading, multi-national Defence systems provider is undergoing a period of rapid expansion. We are offering you the opportunity to join the business at an exciting time of production ramp-up, joining a fast-paced team dealing with complex defence systems at the forefront of their field. As a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, you will have the opportunity to develop design solutions for the next generation of weapon systems.

Working on ground breaking projects, you'll be working on a diverse range of challenging engineering problems and utilising the latest technologies on multi-national projects. Fantastic training, personal, skills and professional development opportunities will be available to you, including Chartership and Professional Accreditation. In return for your passion and commitment, you will be rewarded with competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, and a wide range of desirable employee benefits.

As a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, your main responsibilities will be/include:
Leading Mechanical Design activities, and taking responsibility for leading Design, Development and Proving activities throughout the product lifecycle, for a wide range of missile system hardware
Managing physical interfaces with suppliers and subcontractors
Budget and project planning accountability

Successful candidates will have/be:
Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified, in a relevant Engineering subject
A proven ability to lead significant mechanical design work packages
Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
Relevant 3D CAD/CAE capabilities
Experience of DFMEA, DFA, DFM
The ability to set priorities and deal with multiple issues, in a calm and logical manner
An understanding of structural/thermal/dynamic analysis would be advantageous

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40-45k DOE + competitive benefits
Job reference: 895276

Key Words: Senior, Lead, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Design, Design, Development, Proving, System Design, Missile Systems, Design Solutions, Mechanical, Manufacture, CAD, CAE, Defence, Weapon, Missile, Product Lifecycle, Structural, Thermal, Dynamic, Analysis

Please note, there will be a requirement for some UK and international travel as part of this role. Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.