Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Nick Taylor Job Published: 11 days ago

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer



Senior Mechanical Design Engineer needed for a leading aerospace engineering organisation based in the Bedfordshire area who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior Mechanical Design Engineer that takes pride in their work.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent mechanical drawing and design. If you have commercial experience in Mechanical Design within aerospace, automotive or defence engineering that would be a plus!

What the role entails:

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

  • Produce high integrity manufacturing package deliverables (concept schemes, detail drawings, assembly drawings, parts list etc)
  • Interact with internal departments to ensure effective and efficient specification and development of drawings and design specifications
  • Actively contribute in problem solving activities throughout the manufacturing, qualification and 'in-service' plan phases of the project
  • Ensure experience feedback to the relevant functions in the organisation
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers to resolve product design issues
  • Ensure design work undertaken is conducted and executed in accordance with the company's systems, design standard practices and in compliance with BS8888 and ISO 9001
  • Satisfy project and specification requirements while maximising the application of standard concepts and keeping the design for manufacture and installation as a critical aspect in mind
  • Plan, forecast and release of detailed documentation for reviews within deadline

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

  • Aerospace/Aviation Industry an advantage
  • Good knowledge of airframe and mechanical structures and mechanical aspects of electrical and avionic equipment installations
  • 3D CAD modelling (Catia V5) & Geometric Dimension & Tolerance Techniques
  • Component mechanical engineering
  • Good knowledge/understanding of manufacturing processes and design for manufacture and assembly
  • Good knowledge/understanding of application tolerances
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office
  • To be able to evaluate the mechanical behaviour of designs
  • Capable of working on design solutions and acting as design competence

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior 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!

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