Principal Mechanical Design Engineer – Future Concepts

Cubiq Recruitment
£40000 - £45000/annum Benefits
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - Future Concepts

Mechanical Design Engineer

£40,000 - £45,000


Permanent Role

Our client specialise in design and manufacturing advanced and modern electronic equipment (air, sea and land) in the defence sector. They're an international organisation who are extremely successful and are continuously expanding.

We are currently seeking an experienced Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join a world class and dynamic team based in Stevenage.

Your key responsibilities include the following:

* You will undertake all necessary activities in the Mechanical design development of Missile concepts within the early phase of the product life cycle but will have opportunity to contribute to all design phases.
* Undertake Work Package Management activities (design cycle scheduling, budgeting and resource profiling) for assigned projects to ensure delivery on time, on cost, on quality.
* Manage interfaces between internal customers, suppliers and subcontractors.
* Design and deliver prototype hardware as appropriate to support design aid test activity and trade show demonstrations to customer community contributing to new business winning.
* Contribute to Mechanical Engineering improvement activities including internal research and development (IRAD) and Mechanical Design/analysis method harmonisation with our international teams.

What's in it for you?

* You will be creating innovative Missile concept solutions and developing technologies for our future range of products satisfying the requirement for a range of Air/Sea/Land missile systems helping to shape the future direction of development.
* The opportunity to further develop management skills across a portfolio of products.
* The opportunity to work on a diverse range of products at early concept stage of the Product Life Cycle alongside contribution to research activity both internally and externally funded
* You will have opportunities for exposure to all levels of the company though various people development, technology and innovation initiatives.
* Opportunity for international collaboration and foreign travel.
* The role provides great opportunities for personal development including Chartership and Professional Accreditation.

Knowledge, Qualification and Experience Required

* Ideally a recognised higher level qualification in Mechanical Design, plus relevant engineering experience in Mechanical design and development using appropriate engineering tools and techniques:
* High level of capability in the use of industry standard 3D CAD packages such as PTC Creo, CATIA, PRO Engineer etc.
* An understanding of FEA analysis techniques (Finite Element Analysis) to assist in rapid development of designs.
* Experience of operating in an environment employing development techniques such as FMEA, DFA, DFM etc.
* Capability to operate in an environment of rapidly changing requirements.
* Evidence of design capability from first principles and history of technology insertion into new product.
* Understanding of the role modularity and reuse plays in the concept design process.

How to APPLY:-

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided and I will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion.

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