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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: High Wycombe Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Hannah Vincent Job Published: 8 days ago

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

High Wycombe


Senior Mechanical Design Engineer needed for a leading Defense and Aerospace organisation based in High Wycombe who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior Mechanical Design Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge Mechanical Design.

You will be able to assist and support the deployment and through-life maintenance of mechanical systems in service. Conduct mechanical design engineering activities, either alone on a small project or as part of a larger project team, adhering to Engineering Function processes or project specific tailoring of those processes.

This role requires Security Clearance eligibility due to the nature of the work that the organisaition performs.

What the role entails:

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

  • Requirements Analysis
  • Mechanical System Design (3D Creo, Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks)
  • Mechanical Details Drawing (2D in the above three MCAD packages)
  • Mechanical Assembly Drawing (2D in the above three MCAD packages)
  • Component Selection (COTS Items)
  • Design Documentation (Test Reports, Trade Studies,etc)
  • Stress Analysis and Reporting
  • Environmental & Thermal Analysis and Reporting
  • Using the Engineering Change Process where applicable during the development or Production Lifecycle
  • Production Support (where required)
  • In-Service Support (where required)
  • Configuration Management Support (through the companies PLM tool, Windchill)
  • Use of mechanical version control tools and issue tracking tools during mechanical lifecycle.
  • Use of mechanical version control tools and issue tracking tools during mechanical lifecycle.
  • Adhere to the company's mechanical engineering processes and procedures.
  • Delivery of mechanical components into project and business level configuration and data management systems.
  • Supports Bids by providing input on technical solutions estimates and plans.

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

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Experience in design and documentation using MCAD PLM and ERP tools (Creo, Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, Windchill and IFS)
  • Experience in Environmental & Thermal Analysis and Reporting, using in-CAD FEA tools, standalone FEA tools and hand calculations.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders/customers/suppliers on a regular basis
  • Ability to write technical reports or plans and present information to line manager, project management team and peers.
  • Already have or have the Ability to obtain security clearance at SC level

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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