Senior Mechanical Engineer - Aerospace

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Aerospace

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer - Aerospace
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895843_1557393682
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 10:21

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 Senior Mechanical Engineer to lead aerospace probes development projects. You will provide technical direction and decision making in support of project delivery. You will manage internal and external resources to successfully deliver allocated projects, through requirements definition, analysis, design, development and qualification.

As Senior Mechanical Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Establish clear requirements baselines prior to commencement of design or change activity.
Define and lead analyses in support of system design, integration and change assessment.
Actively contribute to and/or lead defined aspects of the project to achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost.
Manage requirements verification throughout project execution to successfully demonstrate compliance
Estimate resource requirements, plan projects and report progress
Work with Programme Management to ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with technical, cost and schedule requirements
Manage technical risks
Manage customers and external suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed processes and achievement of project objectives

Qualifications and Requirements

An apprenticeship/degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering and/or equivalent experience.
A strong understanding of mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering in the context of aerospace products (fuel/hydraulic/valve systems experience highly desirable)
Experience of NPI/ new product design and development within an Aerospace environment
An understanding of the operation and maintenance of military aircraft would be highly desirable
An understanding of airworthiness and certification is highly desirable.
Experience of liaison with customers and suppliers
Good written and oral communications skills
Experience of the management of aerospace development projects
Understanding of the financial management of development projects
Understanding of systems engineering methods

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer - Aerospace
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Wimborne, Poole, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895843


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 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.

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