Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Principal Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895325_1541438171
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2018 17:16

Job Description

Our defence engineering and electronic products client in Greenford is seeking a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to take responsibilities for designing and maintaining all mechanical aspects of their products. This includes management and configuration of the production drawing pack.

The purpose of this role is to support the mechanical development lifecycle consisting of requirements analysis, design, implementation, test and verification in order to deliver mechanical components and subassemblies into projects and products.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

As Principal Mechanical Design Engineer your responsibilities will include:

Providing a technical lead role on selected projects.
Providing support for stress and thermal analysis activities
Employing continuous improvement principles to improve efficiency
Supporting the Project SDA & PEL as required
Liaising with customers and suppliers as required
Providing regular and clear technical progress reports to project management.
Production of project drawing packs in line with configuration management processes
Producing and reviewing Mechanical Designs and Drawings

About you:

Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Experience designing small and medium sized mechanisms and structures.
Experience using a 3D CAD modelling tool and creating 2D Technical Drawings in accordance with BS 8888.
A good understanding of key mechanical engineering principles e.g. material selection, assembly techniques and manufacturing processes.
Have a good appreciation of related engineering disciplines (e.g. electronic engineering, system engineering).
Manufacturing processes & materials knowledge for small to medium volume production
Full driving licence
Capable of achieving Security Clearance (SC)
Occasional need for work at other sites, worldwide travel and being away from home for reasonable lengths of time.
Experienced user of Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, & Outlook)
Experienced user of 3D CAD modelling tool(s) including 2D technical drawings.
It is desirable that you have Creo Parametric 2.0 and Windchill PDM, Autodesk Inventor, and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Job Title: Principal Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: TBC
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Job Type: Perm
Job ID: 895325


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.