Lead Mechanical Engineer

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Lead Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895195_1537870781
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2018 11:19

Job Description

Our client is a global provider of engineering electronics, and they are seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to help grow their new site in Nottingham.

As Lead Mechanical Engineer you will be based at the client's new Advanced Technology Centre. You will be responsible for leading a small team of Mechanical Engineers covering all aspects of the design, development and testing of robust housings and assemblies used in a wide variety of Aerospace power converters.

This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting new team that services top tier clients. The technology centre will grow to support the organisation globally: this could offer you the opportunity to explore and work with different areas of the business to solve different engineering challenges. The role is most suited to individuals who seek variety in the engineering work they do, and who seek the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing and diverse team of technology experts. It is required that you be able to travel occasionally within the UK and overseas.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

Your responsibilities will include:

Leadership of a small team of mechanical engineers and technicians and ownership of all mechanical aspects of aerospace power conversion products.
Review of customer specifications to determine the optimal mechanical solution. This will include ensuring full compliance with relevant industry standards including DO-160.
Lead the design and technical development of mechanical solutions for products, working closely with other engineering and manufacturing teams.
Review of 3D models and 2D drawings for compliance with drawing standards and liaising with the configuration team to get timely release of the drawings
Approval of test plans and procedures for design assurance and qualification testing and appraisal of the test results.
Lead all investigations related to mechanical failures, including collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Responsive team leader, providing engineering information to key stakeholders, freely sharing expertise
Develop the capabilities and potential in the engineering team.

Required Technical Skills:

Degree or equivalent relevant experience in a Mechanical Engineering discipline
Mechanical Design Skills
3D Modelling Knowledge
VB/VBA Knowledge
Requirements Analysis
General Production Knowledge.

Job Title:Lead Mechanical Engineer
Salary:£60,000-£70,000pa + Bonus + Pension
Location:Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895195


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 Nationals. 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.

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