Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Staffordshire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Zak Mendoza

Mechanical Design Engineer


6-month initial contract


Mechanical Design Engineer needed for a multinational Defence and Electronics organisation based in Staffordshire who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Mechanical Design Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of 3D CAD (Solidworks is essential), good use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, fatigue life assessments and experience in manufacturing methods.

The successful candidate would desirably have a degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering and have a keen interest in Mechanical Engineer.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Mechanical Design Engineer will include:

  • 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

What experience you need to be the successful Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • A degree 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 but not essential
  • Good use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, 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

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

*Please note that UK security clearance up to SC level is required for the Mechanical Design Engineer position*

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