Mechanical Engineer

Location
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2018
Closes
21 Jul 2018
Ref
JDD7516VTTNP5RYZZ4S
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent
Ultra Electronics PMES is an established operating division within Ultra Electronics and specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic/electrical products and sub systems in the international power, defence, rail and aerospace markets.

PMES offers opportunities for talented individuals to grow their skills and experience and to flourish.

Job purpose

Responsible for providing mechanical design expertise in support of projects.

Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, the candidate will 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.

Key responsibilities
  • Generate concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development programmes
  • Carrying out elements of the product design
  • Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
  • Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities
Job Requirements
  • A HNC HND or higher in mechanical engineering
  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical)
  • Appreciation of electrical aspects of cabinet design (e.g. EMC, stray fields, creepage and clearance, insulation systems)
  • Experience in manufacturing methods applicable to electronic cabinets; sheet metal fabrications, welding, machining, corrosion protection
  • Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. Solidworks is preferred
  • 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
Ultra Electronics is committed to Equal Opportunities and Career Development
both within and across all businesses

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