Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (M/F)

  • Company : JAM Recruitment
  • Localisation : Kent, Rochester - UK - Greater London
  • Position : Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Type of Contract : Fixed-term contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-11-08
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Job Description

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

This position is for a global aerospace/ defence organisation has many sites around the UK, employing over 80,000 talented people. With an innovative culture, they produce the most advanced products within the industry which promotes their world-renowned reputation. Holding a large market share, this company offers each contractor an opportunity to gain security clearance therefore you must be willing to undergo this procedure. Furthermore, there\'s the possibility of longer hours, repeat work and longer contract durations for gifted candidates.

The role

Providing Mechanical Engineering support for the design and development of new innovative designs, resolve technical problems with existing products and throughout development projects.

*Generate design concepts and solutions to meet project and customer requirements and provide evidence of conformance, including the preparation of Design Scheme Data Packs.
*Prepare and present Design Scheme Data Packs and engineering detail for internal review and in a customer forum.
*Be competent in the management and verification of requirements using appropriate tools (e.g. DOORS).
*Liaise with technical specialists as required for analysis and specialist calculations.
*Peer checks the work of other Senior Mechanical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers.
*Prepare, check and approve that drawings are correct to required standards, that they reflect design intent correctly, that they adequately define parts for manufacture and inspection.
*Support the Lead and Principal Mechanical Engineers with other tasks and activities as required.

The person

*A Master\'s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject is preferred.
*Demonstrate a proven track record of product development from concept through to production, with a strong technical ability for applying their underpinning knowledge and experience to solving problems including new technologies and innovations for complex engineering systems.
*Experience related to areas including avionic systems, optical displays, mechatronics, electronics packaging, anthropometrics, design with composites, test and measurement equipment, will be of value in this role.
*Use of CAD tools (CREO 2.0) to prepare design models and detailed drawings is required.
*A capability to use specialist dynamic, structural and thermal analysis tools is an advantage.
*Effective interpersonal skills in communicating technical matters.
*Ability to innovate independently and work with other Engineers/Technicians to develop ideas into a detailed scheme supported by calculations and reports to demonstrate compliance with requirements which will include risk reduction testing as required.

The package:

Location: Kent
Rate: £40.11 LTD per hour
Duration: 6 months


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Required profile

Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, Creo, PTC Creo, Pro-Engineer, DOORS
  • Start date :
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
  • Salary : £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
  • References : BBBH67291_1510134649
  • Activity area : Defence and security

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