Mechanical Engineer

Location: West Midlands, England Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

Mechanical Engineer

West Midlands

Mechanical Engineer needed for a multinational defence organisation based in the West Midlands who are looking to employ an experienced Mechanical Engineer with experience of the whole lifecycle of vehicles, including integration, test and evaluation through to acceptance, system safety and experience of supporting the identification of system hazards and the defence industry.

What the role entails:

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

  • Managing requirements and producing technical specifications
  • Managing all technical issues with customers and suppliers
  • Managing system design and integration into vehicle platforms
  • Participation in testing acceptance and verification of systems
  • Supporting the Sub System Manager, representing the company as Design Authority for the hull structure and other sub systems
  • Providing engineering input to customer submissions, including cost estimating and programme plans
  • Producing technical reports, meeting minutes and visit reports
  • Leading and/or attending design reviews and managing actions
  • Oversea and direct the work of subordinates within the team and contribute to the development of their capability
  • Conduct Performance Developments Reviews for subordinates

What you need to be the successful Mechanical Engineer:

In order to be the successful Mechanical Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Degree / HND or equivalent qualification or experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Project Management and cross functional experience within engineering projects
  • Strong understanding of vehicle structures and systems and their development
  • Experience of requirements ownership and development, system level design, and flow-down of system level requirements to sub-system level
  • Knowledge of system safety and experience of supporting the identification of system hazards
  • Experience of the whole lifecycle of vehicles, including integration, test and evaluation through to acceptance
  • Line management experience of engineering project teams
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft based products (Excel, Word and Project)
  • SAP knowledge would be advantageous but training will be provided
  • Knowledge of hull structures, armour systems, seating, air-conditioning, fire suppression, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical protection, and small and large scale Fabrications would be an advantage
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical 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!

All applicants moving forward for this position must be eligible for security clearance up to SC level

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