Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894196_1515416306
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2018 12:58

Job Description

Our client is a leading avionics and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to have responsibility for applying discipline domain expertise to the design, development, and delivery of new products, processes, and technologies.

Your skills and qualifications will ideally include experience in the design of systems, subsystems, equipment, and electronic assemblies used in an airborne environment. Your role will include the detailed mechanical design of mechanical parts, the assessment, analysis and simulation of the environmental (vibration, shock, thermal) parameter and requirements, and thermal performance (heat generation and dissipation) of the product from component through to integrated system.

As Mechanical Design Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Production of design schemes in the form of 3D models, generating detailed models to support analyses, product development and manufacture in the form of detail drawings or CAM.
Progress mechanical design elements of a project as an activity integrated with all other design inputs from within an integrated project team, in order to develop the compliant design solution.
Leading small design teams when required
Application of discipline domain knowledge to the design, development and delivery of new products, processes and technologies on time, within budget and with required quality
Collaboration with other project team members to address project requirements.

Qualifications and Requirements

Degree level qualification or equivalent relevant experience
Experience of Preparing and managing drawings, associated documents and supporting calculations and ensuring that drawings and documentation meet customer requirements and relevant standards
Working knowledge of other CAE software used within the design environment.
Design analysis using FEA solutions and simulation.
Experience with the design of products for aircraft systems and associated regulatory environment
Awareness / Experience in the following areas:
oCivil Aerospace - associated processes / specifications / standards.
oMilitary - associated processes / specifications / standards.
oSystems design and designing to requirements.
oPodded systems, equipment enclosure design / PCB packaging.

Job Title:Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894196


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 this 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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