Mechanical Design Engineer

Aeropeople Limited
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer
Full time permanent 37 hours per week.

We currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer at our site in Washington working in the In Service Support (ISS) team.

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will primarily be working with heavy armour military vehicle platforms, such as the Challenger II Main Battle Tank and its combat engineering derivatives, Titan and Trojan. You will be responsible for a range of mechanical engineering activities, such as conducting concept and detailed design, stress analysis, producing drawings and other technical outputs, to fulfil contractual requirements and contribute to cost-effective design.

This position will provide you with the chance to work within a vast and varied role across a number of high-profile military platforms. You will be fully supported in your professional development, with the opportunity to grow and develop your skills within an exciting area of engineering.

Your main responsibilities as a Mechanical Design Engineer will involve:
Undertaking system design and integration into vehicle platforms using appropriate CAD tools
Producing technical reports
Scheduling your own work to meet target timescales and budget demands
Conducting calculations and stress analysis, as required, to justify a proposed course of action
Managing customer requirements and producing technical reports and product specifications
Investigating and resolving customer's technical queries

Your skills and qualifications as a Mechanical Design Engineer:

Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent qualification or experience within mechanical engineering or closely related discipline
Demonstrable mechanical design experience gained from a complex engineering environment, such as: oil and gas, automotive, aerospace, defence, rail etc.
Mechanical design experience using 3D CAD software, ideally Siemens NX and Teamcenter PDM
Experience producing engineering drawings to BS8888

Experience of requirements ownership and solution development
Experience of conducting Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Chartered Engineer or actively working towards accreditation

What we're looking for in you:
You will be organised and self-motivated, with the ability to use your initiative. You will also be a great problem solver with a keen eye for detail. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to deal with internal and external customers effectively.

Contact Simon Portway

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