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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00012827_1495181440
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email: lucy@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 19, 2017 09:10

Job Description

Our client, a defence and technology specialist, is currently expanding their design team and is actively recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer. As an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer you will be working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to develop designs for mechanical handling equipment on submarines, among other duties. For this reason an interest in defence engineering and development is key to this opportunity.

Your responsibilities will include:

Identifying design requirements and acceptance
Defining the design solution through 3D models, bill of materials data, and supporting documentation
Conducting design assurance activities to minimise technical risks, including scoping stress analysis, tolerance stack ups and interface management
Capturing design intent in "design set out" drawings and supporting documentation
Preparing information for, and presenting at, design reviews with specialist functions (such as manufacturing, safety) and chief engineers
Responsibility for time management to ensure work is conducted within agreed timescales and budgets.

Skills and Qualifications:

HNC / HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates without this qualification will be considered, if they can demonstrate considerable relevant experience within engineering design or submarine systems.
Good, broad, mechanical engineering knowledge.
Good understanding of engineering drawing configuration control.
Able to demonstrate logical and pragmatic problem solving abilities.
Good communication skills both oral and written.
Conversant with Microsoft Office packages.

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location Bristol, South West
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: DOE
Job ID:LF/HQ

Security

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 is a permanent position.

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