Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Principal Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894180_1519387566
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2018 12:06

Job Description

Your team lead experience within Mechanical Design in the Aerospace industry can add immediate value to my client's business. You can offer the valuable skills required to further develop the business unit as they move into a new stage of projects.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside leading thinkers in the Aerospace industry at a company renowned for cutting edge technologies and innovative solutions. In this role you will be expected to be creative and innovative in the generation of concepts and detailed designs using 3D CAD and FEA simulation tools. Aerospace / airborne engineering experience is essential.

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

About the job:

They currently require the services of a Principal Mechanical Engineer. Your responsibilities will include:

Produce concept and detailed designs using 3D CAD ensuring that solutions are fit for purpose and cost effective
Undertake development and leadership of an assigned group of Engineers
Act as Lead Engineer on projects and bids when required
Use FEA and CFD tools supported by hand calculations to simulate mechanical behaviour
Generate and amend drawings and documentation to appropriate standards including BS8888
Undertake tolerance analysis of designs including Geometric Dimensioning and tolerancing
Act as a Certified Verification Engineer for Airworthiness Approvals (training can be provided)

About you:

You will have an excellent understanding of all aspects of mechanical engineering, especially structural analysis
It is desirable that you have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in an applicable science or engineering discipline
You must have experience of the aerospace industry / airborne environment
You must have the right attitude to support and lead change, have excellent organisational experience, role modelling, and effective delegation skills.
It is vital that you have excellent communication skills, combined with leadership and decision-making ability.

Job Title:Principal Mechanical Engineer
Salary:TBC + Excellent benefits and allowances
Location:High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894180


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.

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