Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Location
Ashford
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
01 Feb 2017
Closes
01 Mar 2017
Ref
HQ00011135
Contact
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Our Client is at the forefront in design and manufacture of Military Power Supplies, Custom Power Supplies & Low Voltage and High Voltage Switch Mode Custom Power Supplies. They design and produce products with harsh environment applications across a wide range of equipment. Their key Customers operate in the Defence, Aerospace, Medical, Transport and Telecommunication markets. They are looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer.

The successful candidate will work as the head of a small engineering team developing custom power supplies for military and aerospace applications. This will involve mechanical design and creation of configured manufacturing drawing sets. You will be using Autodesk Inventor Solid Modelling software to design enclosures/packaging as well as jigs for environmental testing and fixtures.

To be suitable for the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role, you will need a relevant mechanical degree or equivalent, along with significant prior experience in the design of electronic packaging. You will also need a complete understanding of heat transfer mechanisms (ideally in the cooling of electronics) and experience of finite element software for thermal and structural analysis.

Overview

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer
Ashford, Kent
£35,000 - £45,000
Permanent

Keywords

Mechanical, Design, Military, Defence, Avionic, Aerospace, Electronic, Enclosures, Packaging, FEA, Structural, Thermal, Analysis, Jigs, Fixtures, Mould.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to head up a team and work on a challenging role for a market leader in their field who value their employees end provide an exciting working environment.

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.