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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Contract

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Contract

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895311_1541083666
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email: lucy@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: November 01, 2018 14:47

Job Description

Our defence engineering and electronic products client in Loudwater is seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on a CONTRACT basis to support the Mechanical Engineering Lead by providing mechanical engineering design expertise to deliver detailed mechanical design solutions and Drawing Office activities (for new products or enhancements to existing products) to the agreed technical requirements, timescales and budget. This contract is for an initial 6 month period with a daily pay rate.

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

As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer your responsibilities will include:

Production of project drawing packs in line with configuration management processes
Producing and reviewing Mechanical Designs and Drawings
Maintaining the configuration of production drawing packs
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 as required
Collaboration with the other Engineering functions to ensure smooth engineering transition within projects

About you:

HNC / HND Qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. A degree-level qualification is highly desirable.
Experience carrying out stress and thermal calculations/FE analysis on static and dynamic structures
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).
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.
Experience designing and developing innovative mechanical solutions to meet customer requirements.
Experience designing operational equipment for external environments.
Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, & Outlook)
Multiple years' experience using 3D CAD modelling tool(s) including 2D technical drawings.
Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk AutoCAD
Finite Element Analysis Tools

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Job Type: CONTRACT
Job ID: 895311

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 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 CONTRACT opportunity.

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