Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible hours + pension
Sector: Design Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Megan Cottrell

Mechanical Design Engineer

Leighton Buzzard - permanent

Up to £40,000 (dependent on experience)

Mechanical Design Engineer needed for an exciting opportunity on behalf of my client, a world's leading manufacturer of aircraft interior, products and solutions.

Benefits for the Mechanical Design Engineer:

My client offers a competitive salary, flexy hours and fantastic career progression.

Purpose of the Mechanical Design Engineer:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the design and detail modelling of a variety of suit componenents in order to meet the programme requirements.

Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer:

* The creation of Service Bulletins, Repair Schemes and Service Letters that meets the customers modifications or repair needs and that conform to EASA requirements through our DOA procedures
* Managing and meeting cost and weight targets
* Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information (Airbus, Boeing, Sukhoi and other Commercial airlines)
* Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process
* The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
* Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole
* Following and contributing to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in Quality documentation
* Checking engineering packages
* Generating and/or revising specifications
* Participating in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA)
* Any other reasonable duties

What you need to be the successful Mechanical Design Engineer:

* Previous experience of using Unigraphics or Catia v5
A good understanding of:
* aircraft interior architecture with a working knowledge of Boeing, Airbus requirements
* effective application of tolerances and G D & T awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken the companies change control process
A good understanding of:
* manufacturing capabilities and limitations
* methods of assembly employed by Operations
* material selection
* protective treatments
* best practice for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems
* Engineering degree or ONC/HNC in design related field and/or proven related experience
* A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture to be employed such as: Machining, Casting, Vacuum forming, Injection moulding, Composite materials, Trim and finish

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to progress their career within a highly reputable company.

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