Technical Mechanical Architect

Technical Mechanical Architect

Job Title: Technical Mechanical Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896732_1584437156
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2020 09:25

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

We currently have an opportunity for a Technical Mechanical Architect, based in Stevenage.

You will be involved in all aspects of defence system and sub-system development and this role is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to challenge and develop their career. You'll be working as part of an integrated project team on a flagship programme to deliver new capabilities.

Your job role and responsibilities will include:

Capture and manage the mechanical architecture requirements to achieve programme performance, on time and on cost
Ensure functional and mechanical requirements are flown down to the sub-assemblies
In conjunction with the Mechanical Design Team, determine the overall product structure, mechanical interfaces, and architecture
Define hardware requirements to support proving and de-risk activities
Manage prototype and development hardware
In conjunction with the relevant Design Authority / Mechanical Design Team, provide regular technical status to the project / Chief Design Engineer
Manage technical changes and Non-Conformance & Non-Compliance issues
Identify Architecture risks and opportunities during the development phases
Control any assigned budgets, manage personal workload and identify any further resource needs
Interface with, and manage, customer expectations throughout the development process.

It is essential that you have the following Qualifications and Skills:

Educated to degree level or equivalent with suitable experience and a strong technical background in mechanical design / analysis or similar disciplines.
Good verbal and written communication abilities
Proven planning and leadership skills (interpersonal and influencing)
Experience working at all stages of the product design and development lifecycle.
Experience in areas such as thermal interfaces, physical interfaces, and the generation/use of performance models.
Extensive mechanical design experience, with preference given to candidates with defence engineering industry backgrounds.

Job Title:Technical Mechanical Architect
Salary:Circa £45,000pa + excellent bonus + excellent benefits
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job ID:896732


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.