Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary up to £30k + further qualification funding and benefits
Our client is seeing success in their field of Earth to Space technology. In recognition of their strong brand and continued growth, we're recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their vibrant team.
We're looking for a candidate with a minimum of 5 years of Industrial 'Space' experience or in a closely aligned field. .
Study plans for upcoming generation of engine models and develop improvement strategies for current models.
Develop and build prototypes and run tests to measure their level of function.
Record and evaluate testing data, altering designs as necessary to bring them to safety, performance and efficiency standards.
Consult with fabrication teams during product manufacturing, advising them on design specifications and providing assistance when required.
BEng(Hons) or higher in Mechanical Engineering or closely related subject, or equivalent experience.
Experience with designing systems with respect to the PESR and ESR
Experience using Pipe Flo software
CAD experience - SolidWorks is preferable
Comprehensive understanding of design-for-manufacture best practises, manufacturing processes and the practicalities of each.
Comprehensive understanding of systems engineering process.
High competency in generation of engineering drawings.
Practical engineering skills, to aid manufacturing integration teams where required.
Mechanical assembly experience
Experience of highlighting and sourcing pneumatic-hydraulic components based on technical specification (valve sizing, material compatibility, correct seal identification, power requirements)
Experience in designing and calculating pneumatic-hydraulic systems including flow losses, pressure retention
Desirable Experience & Skills
Experience in development of components for use in vacuum, especially spacecraft hardware.
Working experience of ANSYS
Experience of planning and carrying out verification testing in terms of vibration and thermal environments.
Understanding of PCB, electronic and power electricals design.
Active knowledge of the global space industry.
Must be willing to work in a dynamic teamwork-oriented environment.