Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894842_1527246163
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 25, 2018 12:02

Job Description

Our defence engineering client in Suffolk specialises in bespoke development projects for niche requirements, and they are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the team as they branch out into a new range of products.

This site mainly looks at land-based antenna products for defence environments that would typically go on armoured fighting vehicles and the like. Projects from design, production, to delivery can range from two to six months.

You will be responsible to the Engineering Operations Manager for technical capability of the Mechanical Design team on-site. As Senior Mechanical Engineer you will provide engineering direction and support to the Engineering teams and will also be the technical focal point for both internal and external customers. The following experience is vital:

*Experienced in the design of rapid turnaround, medium volume products
*Experience of using either or both 2D or 3D CAD packages (preferably AutoCAD & SolidWorks)
*Experience of working within a Drawing Office environment.

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

About the job:

Your responsibilities will include:

*Technical direction of the Mechanical Design team at Newmarket
*Undertake mechanical engineering tasks including conceptual and detailed designs, calculations, and simulations.
*Support Production Engineering in resolution of design problems
*Technical review and guidance for all programme technical deliverables including proposals and bids for new opportunities.
*Technical review of mechanical designs and drawings
*Continuous improvement of processes and tools; support to corporate change initiatives

About you:

It is desirable that you have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in an applicable science or engineering discipline
A broad understanding of medium volume manufacturing processes, materials, treatments and finishes, and their environmental implications
Experience of designing the mechanical packaging of components for use in harsh environments.
A proven ability to support change within an organisation
Hands on experience in an engineering / manufacturing environment
Experienced in the design of rapid turnaround, medium volume products.
Experience of using either or both 2D or 3D CAD packages (preferably AutoCAD & SolidWorks).
Experience of working within a Drawing Office environment.

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer
Salary:TBC + Excellent benefits and allowances
Location:Newmarket, Suffolk
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894842


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 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 permanent opportunity.

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