Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wincanton, Somerset
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896452_1574260045
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 20, 2019 14:27

Job Description

Our engineering and technology consultancy client requires several Mechanical Engineers to provide support to one of their major defence and space engineering clients in the South West. Ideally, we are looking for skilled engineering professionals to join on a permanent basis. The roles will be based on-site at our clients' facility in Somerset.

As Mechanical Design Engineer your tasks and responsibilities will include:

To carry out general engineering tasks as required by the business
Carry out more specialised mechanical design tasks associated with design for the sub-sea environment
To develop and agree a development plan with the team leader and then take responsibility for following the development plan
To carry out mechanical design activities
Work collaboratively with production and procurement to produce cost effective easy to manufacture design solutions
Provide support to the preparation of detailed estimates and bids
Provide support to production as required
Trials and integration support as required

Your Qualifications and Skills will include:

Basic experience of Manufacturing Processes
General understanding of Engineering Development lifecycles
Proficient in the use of PTC CREO & PDMlink
Strong demonstrated experience of Mechanical Design Roles including at least a subset of the following:
Packaging of electronics and associated cabling.
Designing for platform installation e.g. Ship / submarine.
Designing of assembly and mould tooling & lifting equipment.
Producing key point manufacturing drawings in support of machine from model.

Job Title:Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary:Up to £45,000pa DOE
Location:Wincanton, Somerset, South-West
Job Type:Permanent
Job ID:896452


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.

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