Mechanical Engineer Structures

Mechanical Engineer Structures

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Structures
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894899_1529052609
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 15, 2018 09:50

Job Description

Our client is a leading aerospace, 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 Engineer specialising in Structures to join the integration engineering team. You will provide technical direction and decision making in support of project delivery and manage internal and external resources to successfully deliver allocated projects, through requirements definition, analysis, design, development and qualification.

Understanding of mechanical drawings and structural build is essential for this role - knowledge of metallic & composite materials & structures is key.

As Mechanical Engineer (Structures) your main responsibilities will include:

Define and lead analyses in support of product design
Lead integration design to achieve optimal balance between design requirements such as performance, mass, centre of gravity, safety, maintainability and cost
Manage requirements verification throughout project execution to successfully demonstrate compliance
Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with internal processes
Work with programme management to ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with technical, cost and schedule requirements
Manage technical risks
Manage external suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed processes and achievement of project objectives. This will include UK and overseas visits

Qualifications and Requirements

Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
Experience in mechanics and product design
Knowledge of mechanical drawing requirements and an ability relate them to build process
Knowledge of the principles of fabrication and assembly processes of metallic components
Understanding of metallic materials and processes
Understanding of composite materials and processes desirable
Understanding of design and/or stress methodologies desirable but not essential
Confident analytical problem solver with excellent communication skills
Motivated individual capable of managing several tasks concurrently

Job Title:Mechanical Engineer (Structures)
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Wimborne, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894899


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.

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