Principal Mechanical Engineer

£45000 - £65000 per annum
22 Feb 2017
22 Mar 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client specialises in developing and delivering 4G LTE communications systems for tactical military and defence, and they are seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer to design, develop and verify mechanical hardware for the company's LTE wireless product portfolio. Previous experience as a Development Engineer would be welcomed as you would be joining the wireless telecoms development team.

As the successful candidate you will also be required to provide guidance and support to other mechanical engineers within the engineering community and to contribute towards the development of engineering excellence within the business.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities will include:

Review & interpret customer requirements
Development requirements generation, interpretation and expansion / decomposition, study and clarification
Physical architecture generation and development including product structuring for variant management
Architecture development of concepts and schemes and working with hardware and system engineers including thermal architecture physical development, evolution and analysis / simulation
Write design specifications / documents and design implementation documents
Detailed design including integration of mechanical design with PCBA development
Product structuring and BOM generation
Develop PCBA detailed designs for/with hardware design engineers (analogue, digital & power
Write and perform design verification on prototype(s)

Skills and Qualifications

Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar, or equivalent relevant experience
Considerable experience within communications or defence industry, ideally within an electronic product/system development through to production environment
Product Development Process ISO, NPI, Change Control
First-hand knowledge, use, and development of tool suites within an evolving development environment particularly ProEngineer, WF/Creo, Windchill/PDM
Product Approval regimes and hardware / mechanical impact i.e. EMC, Safety and Radio approvals e.g. CE marking, FCC, UL and CSA

Job Title: Principal Mechanical Engineer
Location Chippenham, Wiltshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £45,000 - £65,000pa
Job ID:LF/HQ 12811


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 is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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