Mechanical Design Engineer

£40000 - £45000 per annum
10 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a specialist in the design, manufacture and supply of high integrity electronics for the defence engineering and energy industry sectors. They are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to provide mechanical design expertise in support of business opportunities. This will include feasibility studies, technology developments, concept designs for new products and bids and proposals.
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:

Generate concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development programmes

Carrying out elements of the product design
Responsible for the structural and thermal performance of products
Guidance and support to other mechanical engineers
Design review authority for mechanical aspects of projects
Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities

Skills and Qualifications

A degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline, or equivalent relevant experience
Broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical)
Experience in manufacturing methods; sheet metal fabrications, welding, machining, corrosion protection
Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. SolidWorks is preferred but not essential
Use of CFD / FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, and fatigue life assessments.
Good knowledge of materials
Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews.
Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations.

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location Staffordshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000pa
Job ID:LF/HQ 12800


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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