Mechanical Engineer Contract

Mechanical Engineer Contract

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: St Asaph, Denbighshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894197_1516018087
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2018 12:08

Job Description

Our client is a leading international supplier of Periscopes, Vehicle Sighting solutions, and related equipment.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer on a Contract basis. You will work within a multidisciplinary team of engineers to develop exciting new products. Normal duties will include working with Optical and Electrical Engineers to produce all the detail drawings, material specs, finish specs, tolerance specs etc, working in conjunction with machining suppliers.

As Contract Mechanical Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Work within multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that Customer requirements are met
Carry out initial design of prototype systems, using CAD (SolidWorks) and other software packages to predict performance
Conduct practical breadboarding/proof-of-concept testing when necessary
Communicate findings effectively to fellow team members to allow progression of design projects
Record design development and findings in accordance with ISO9001-compliant procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements

Experienced in creating Aerospace and/or Defence systems.
Educated to at least bachelor degree level in mechanical engineering, or equivalent relevant experience
Excellent interpersonal skills - both written and verbal.
Flexibly working is a necessity as part of a team or autonomously as required in task and objective achievement.
Adaptable in often rapid changing design requirements and customer needs.
Experience of mechanical design using 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, or equivalent, etc.
Computer Literate Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Passion to solving Complex problems and issues using evidence-based approaches
Inclination to adapt, absorb and conduct substantial change.
Experienced with the Zemax Optical Design tool and FEA
Good background knowledge of current manufacturing techniques and their capabilities.
Experience in athermalised optomechanical structures is desirable, and preference will be given to candidates with this experience.

Job Title:Mechanical Engineer CONTRACT
Salary:Competitive DOE
Location:St Asaph, Denbighshire
Job Type:Contract
Job ID:894197


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 contract opportunity.

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