Thermal Engineer- Mechanical Analysis
A world-leading, multi-national Defence systems provider is undergoing a period of rapid expansion. We are offering you the opportunity to join the business at an exciting time of production ramp-up, joining a fast-paced team dealing with complex defence systems at the forefront of their field. As a Thermal Engineer you will apply your skills and experience to deliver critical advice on the effective operation of military systems, supported in the delivery of this work by a breadth of in-house technical experts and collaborating organisations. Working on ground breaking projects, you'll be working on a diverse range of challenging engineering problems and utilising the latest technologies on multi-national projects. Fantastic training, personal, skills and professional development opportunities will be available to you, including Chartership and Professional Accreditation. In return for your passion and commitment, you will be rewarded with competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, and a wide range of desirable employee benefits. As a Thermal Engineer - Mechanical Analysis, your main responsibilities will be/include: Be the main point of contact with internal and external customers and suppliers on assigned projects. Plan, manage and deliver project work, ensuring outputs are delivered to time and budget and problems are mitigated as and when they arise. Perform a range of investigations using techniques ranging from hand calculations to a variety of numerical based tools (e.g. ANSYS, FloEFD, Fluent etc.) to derive evidence on which to base decisions. Develop test requirements and guide trials teams in delivering against these requirements. Produce and deliver verbal and written reports to internal and external stakeholders to ratify design and equipment performance decisions. Manage the delivery of work through individuals and teams that you may have direct line management responsibility for. Disseminate your skills and knowledge to help grow the capability of the group. Successful candidates will have/be: Ideally degree qualified in a subject relevant to the role and/or a significant track record of experience in a similar role. Good problem-solving skills coupled with a sound fundamental knowledge of thermal/stress analysis using CFD, Finite Element methods, etc. Experience applying numerical based tools (e.g. ANSYS, FloEFD, Fluent) to investigate and analyse problems. Individuals that are determined, self-motivated and can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. Relevant experience in an equivalent or comparable industry would be advantageous. Experience leading and managing small teams and the delivery of projects would be advantageous. Thermal Engineer - Mechanical Analysis Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire Salary: Circa £45,000pa DOE + competitive benefits Job reference: 895110 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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. 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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This role is a permanent position. Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.