Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Morson International
Dorchester, UK
Closing date
27 Sep 2020

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Morson International are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on a permanent basis. This is an opportunity to join a leading maritime defence business in Dorset.

You will be responsible for developing new and existing technology in-line with the wider business strategy and roadmaps. You will be responsible for leading and delivering large engineering work packages involving engineers across a number of disciplines from within the business in order to develop systems from initial concept through to customer acceptance in accordance with the Engineering Process Lifecycle. This includes designing and testing equipment to meet stringent technical specifications and in accordance with work package agreement budgets and timescales.

Key responsibilities include:

Leading technical concept development / costs for bidding activities / future strategy
Developing innovative solutions at the cutting edge of the available technology
Work package generation to deliver the programme of work
Working with System Design Authorities and Engineering Managers to ensure technical focus in-line with business strategy
Generating technical procurement specifications and working with suppliers.
Provide guidance to and management of the multi-disciplined development teams to deliver work packages to time, cost and quality
Monitor the progress against work packages and identify project risks
Managing the system development in accordance with the Engineering Process Lifecycle
Ensuring test and acceptance requirements are agreed
Provide design specifications and supporting documentation at an appropriate level for the project
What we are looking for in you:

Qualified to degree level or equivalent and experience in a multi-disciplined design environment
In depth knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) modelling techniques (Solid Edge preferred)
Good knowledge of appropriate drawing and defence standards
Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety, reliability and efficiency
Developing, testing and evaluating theoretical designs
Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers
An excellent appreciation for mechanical, electrical, electronic and software design principals
Knowledge and understanding of system engineering principles
Able to interpret user and system requirements, generating system concepts, designs and test approaches
Have a drive and ability for continuous product and personal improvement
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance)
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