Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Actuation Systems

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Actuation Systems

Job Title: Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Actuation Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895830_1557217404
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 09:23

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with associated international travel, whilst developing design solutions for the next generation of defence systems.

We currently have an opportunity for a Lead Mechanical Engineer, based in Stevenage.

As a Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will be working on the team that develops and delivers actuation systems. You will be responsible for all the mechanical design aspects of the actuation control system from concept through to manufacturing and the maintaining of series production.

Your job role and responsibilities will include:

Managing the day to day mechanical design activities for actuation systems
Working with cross functional teams to ensure the successful delivery of the actuation system
Investigating and resolving design issues as they occur in the production environment and coordinating any remedial and corrective action plans.
Providing feedback to Mechanical Design Equipment teams on issues raised to ensure continuous improvement and best practices is maintained.

It is essential that you have the following Qualifications and Skills:

Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified plus significant post qualification experience in Mechanical Design and Development (or equivalent experience).
Experience of electro mechanical mechanism design is an advantage but not essential.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business.
Have the awareness and understanding of cultural differences with the ability to adapt accordingly.
You will have a willing, helpful attitude, a calm professional manner, and the ability to assess and set priorities and deal with multiple issues on a regular basis
Robust design experience using common development techniques such as DFMEA, DFA, DFM.
Experience of supplier engagement and development across internal and external multi-disciplinary teams.
Management of Non-Conformance issues

Job Title:Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary:Up to £45,000pa + excellent bonus + excellent benefits
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job ID:895830


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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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