Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Cobham
Location
Bournemouth
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cobham Aviation Services has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our business. The Mechanical Design Engineer (Engineer) is responsible for applying discipline domain expertise to the design, development and delivery of new products, processes and technologies.

The Engineer will typically be part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) and will contribute to the performance of the IPT to ensure that the performance expectations are met or exceeded. This will include, but is not limited to, the detailed mechanical design of mechanical parts, the assessment, analysis and simulation of the environmental (vibration, shock, thermal) parameter and requirements, and thermal performance (heat generation and dissipation) of the product from component through to integrated system. The Engineer will provide the necessary documentation required by the Design Office to support end use certification. The Engineer shall employ the appropriate processes, practices and tools to ensure that responsibilities are completed to meet the required project requirements with the needed quality.

When allocated as the Technical Lead and the responsible engineer for small to medium projects or product developments, the Engineer will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of other technical team members as required. This position is based in Christchurch, Bournemouth



As a Mechanical Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Experience in the design of systems, subsystems, equipment and electronic assemblies used in an airborne environment.
  • Production of design schemes in the form of 3D models, generating detailed models to support analyses, product development and manufacture in the form of detail drawings or CAM.
  • Document / drawing management software
  • Experience with the design of products for aircraft systems and associated regulatory environment
  • Conversant with modern manufacturing practices and materials and their use to produce innovative and cost effective designs.
  • Awareness / Experience in the following areas:
  • Preparing and managing drawings, associated documents and supporting calculations and ensuring that drawings and documentation meet customer requirements and relevant standards
  • Working knowledge of other CAE software used within the design environment. Design analysis using FEA solutions and simulation.

- Civil Aerospace - associated processes / specifications / standards.

- Military - associated processes / specifications / standards.

- Systems design and designing to requirements.

- Podded systems, equipment enclosure design / PCB packaging.



As a Mechanical Design Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Safety first. Operate at Special Mission in accordance with the SHE standards. Identify where the SHE Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work
  • Progress mechanical design elements of a project as an activity integrated with all other design inputs from within an integrated project team, in order to develop the compliant design solution.
  • Leading small design teams when required
  • Application of discipline domain knowledge to the design, development and delivery of new products, processes and technologies on time, within budget and with required quality
  • Continued development of discipline competence and expertise
  • Application of, and compliance with, engineering processes and practices including engineering framework, LCM and regulatory requirements
  • Identification of opportunities for improvement in discipline processes, practices and tools
  • Collaboration with other project team members to address project requirements
  • Collaboration with discipline peers within the team, BU and company to share and learn best practice
  • Identify and document as needed our intellectual property such as trade secrets, patents and controlled information
  • Contribute to business winning technical proposals
  • Compliance with the Cobham Policies, Processes and Procedures, and Company ethics
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent
  • Contribute to business winning technical proposals
  • Compliance with the Cobham Policies, Processes and Procedures, and Company ethics
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent
  • Support the implementation of design review practice in accordance with LCM project governance


About Cobham Aviation Services

Cobham Special Mission, which is part of Cobham Aviation Services, provides customers with integrated services for airborne special mission operations. Its capabilities include aerial surveillance, operational readiness training, aircraft modification and integration, search and rescue, and environment surveillance and response.

Cobham Special Mission uses highly customised aircraft to conduct border protection and surveillance operations in Australia and the UK, as well as providing operational readiness training through electronic warfare training for the UK Ministry of Defence. It's also a leading supplier of flight inspection services.



About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

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