Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
Orion Electrotech
Location
Abingdon
Salary
£40.00/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are an Oxford based global leader in energy solutions for industrial applications. Our client designs and manufactures custom, state-of-the-art equipment for military, space and aviation applications, in addition to their extensive range of Solutions. Their wide breadth of technologies and capabilities allows them to provide their customers with the best performing products and highest quality services at the best possible value.

We are currently looking to appoint a Mechanical Engineer to join our for an initial 9 month contact term

The Mechanical Engineer will have the following responsibilities


Working in a team of 7 taking technical ownership of allocated projects. The post requires multi-discipline skills in mechanical design.
Responsible for delivering in all technical aspect of the project including documentations and reports
Ensure all technical activities are conducted in a comprehensive manner to meet the agreed specification
Working closely with all team members to ensure that project is designed, manufactured and tested in an efficient manner whilst still maintaining flight requirements
Attending with Test Engineers to oversea vibration testing of the products to gain test data which needs to be analyzed.

Communication with customers in all technical aspect
Working with project manager to define technical work packages for team members
Always focussed on the balance of technical and programmatic delivery


To be successful in this role the Mechanical Engineer will have the following skills and experience.

Very strong technical background in engineering or science. Educated to degree level or post graduate level qualification.
Minimum 3 years' experience in space industry
Expertise in spacecraft level structural/thermal design including use of NASTRAN FEM package

Previous experience of working with teams, planning and reporting
Strong communication skills at all levels with ability to provide solutions
Ability to work well under pressure to demanding timescales
Strong IT skills including MS Office

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on some extremely exciting projects, if you have the right experience, click "apply Now"

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003