Mechanical Engineer

Location: Telford, Shropshire Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Mechanical Engineer

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Location: Telford

Would you like to get involved in some complex engineering projects on behalf of the MoD?
We have a great new vacancy for a Mechanical Engineer in Shropshire detailed below.

In the role of Mechanical Engineer you will be getting involved in the design & integration of equipment at the system and sub-system levels. This is a varied role which will expose you to lots of different military vehicles and systems, enabling you to see projects through their full lifecycle.


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.

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 the action list.

Oversee and direct the work of subordinates within the team and contribute to the development of their capability.

Conduct Performance Developments Reviews for subordinates.

Skills and qualifications:

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

Experience of the whole lifecycle of projects, 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)

What we're looking for:

You will be organised and self-motivated with the ability to use your initiative.
You will be a great problem solver with a keen eye for detail.
Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to deal with internal and external customers effectively.
The ability to manage the balance between cost, quality and time of deliverables and a willingness to identify issues, take ownership and resolve them quickly.

Benefits: This Mechanical Engineer position comes with an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

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