Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruitment Zone Limited
05 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Luton Area
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: Up to £45,000 DOE
Benefits: Competitive


RZ Group is actively seeking an experienced and driven Lead Mechanical Design Engineer. You will be joining a like-minded enthusiastic team, working on a diverse range of world class, ground breaking products using the latest technologies.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be working on challenging engineering problems in the defence and aerospace sector. In return you receive structured skills development, great opportunities for personal development including Chartership and Professional Accreditation, and the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel.

Key Tasks:

You will lead mechanical design activities working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team taking responsibility for Design, Development and Proving activities throughout the product lifecycle. TYo do this, you will have significant demonstrable experience of several of the following:

* Working to evolving projects technical and environmental requirements.
* You will ensure robust design using common development techniques such as DFMEA, DFA, DFM.
* You will be responsible for leading all proving activities to ensure compliance against requirements.
* You will manage physical interfaces with suppliers and subcontractors in order to integrate 3rd party supplied equipment/hardware.
* You will have accountability for development budgets and project planning including resource identification of people or equipment.
* You will support series production through Industrial validation activities (ensure quality/rate/cost).

Key Skills:

* Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified plus significant post qualification experience in Mechanical Design and Development.
* You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead significant mechanical design work packages and have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team with the awareness and understanding of the challenges that this may bring.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders across the business.
* Have the awareness and understanding of cultural differences with the ability to adapt accordingly.
* You will have a willing, helpful attitude, a calm professional manner, and the ability to assess and set priorities and deal with multiple issues on a regular basis
* An understanding of structural/thermal/dynamic analysis would be advantageous.
* Relevant 3D CAD/CAE experience (training on our preferred CAE tools will be given)

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