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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer West London


West London



Posted: 11/06/2024

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Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK for 5 years.

Working: The role is office/hybrid based with occasional travel to other company/customer's sites in the UK or abroad. Office site presence, anticipated 2-3 days onsite, depending on project needs.

Want to work for a successful business, who develop advanced specialist systems to deliver warfighting edge in the modern maritime and underwater battlespace?

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design, development, test, and documentation of mechanical assemblies for products, which includes new development, change orders, process improvements, and documentation. It supports designs throughout the concept, development and production stages of the system life cycle.

Key Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer, as part of a multi-disciplinary team:

Supporting the definition of Mechanical architecture, system and sub-system requirements and their validation and verification.
Support to developing, documenting and delivering viable mechanical solutions for complex systems using the company engineering toolsets.
Creation and peer review of technical artefacts, including mechanical design documentation, design data packs, analysis, plans and procedures in accordance with our product development framework.
Development of the project mechanical test solution, and test procedures to support the verification of the hardware.
Supporting the mechanical integration, verification and acceptance testing collecting and presenting evidence as necessary.
Prepare and present mechanical technical solutions and risks to stakeholders (internal and external)
Provision of in-service and production support to internal and external customers
May act in technical led role on specific projects or activities.
Support the continuous improvement of the Mechanical Engineering function, including processes and tools.
Adhere to the company's mechanical engineering processes and procedures.
Coaching and mentoring of more junior Engineers;

Experience needed:

Ideally qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience in a Physics or Engineering based subject, such as; Electronics, Hardware, Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering etc.
Experience across the whole project lifecycle of developing mechanical solutions against design brief/requirements set.
Experience in mechanical design and documentation using MCAD, MCAE, PLM and ERP toolsets (Creo, Autodesk Inventor, Windchill, IFS or similar)

Experience in the following would be desirable:

Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.
Experience in the Naval / Maritime domain would be advantageous.
Successful delivery of reliable solutions to timescale and requirements.
Experience of designing products in the Defence domain (preferably Maritime).
Experience of using mechanical design analysis techniques and toolsets to evaluate different potential solutions e.g. trade-studies, calculations, modelling and simulation.
A team-oriented individual that works collaboratively to achieve team goals.
Strong communication skills; positive attitude.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.

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