Missile Mechanical Architect

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Missile Mechanical Architect

Missile Mechanical Architect

Job Description

What will you be doing?

Working for a world renowned Defence company, this role is responsible for the delivery of the missile mechanical architecture requirements and typical responsibilities include:

" Establishing the Missile Airframe Task Requirements Specification (TRS) to ensure a structured & coherent mechanical response to the overall Missile TRS
" Management of the mechanical interface with the launcher
" Management of Mechanical & Thermal Interfaces across the Missile
" Defining the optimum mechanical architecture for all variants of the missile, ensuring the mechanical architecture and interfaces meet requirements
" Implementation of GMA Policies to ensure Modularity & Reuse objectives are achieved
" Development of the overall proving logic for the validation of the Airframe
" Ensuring mechanical compliance to the Airframe TRS for missile certificate of design
" Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process
" Producing Statements of Work and plans for activities within their sphere of responsibility
" Direct technical supervision of engineers within their team and indirect management of engineers in the extended project team
" Controlling assigned budgets, managing personal workload and identifying any further resource needs

Additional Job Details:

Who and what we are looking for from you?

" Educated to degree level with 10 years' experience or an equivalent qualification having obtained significant experience of mechanical engineering
" Ability to technically manage internal & sub-contract activities
Strong leadership skills, able to establish a clear engineering vision
" Good knowledge & experience of missile mechanical design, including: Static & Dynamic Analysis, Design for Environment, Thermal Management
" Good understanding of broader engineering disciplines, including: Aerodynamics, Testability, Production
" Experience developing proving logic and managing the generation of compliance evidence towards Certificates of Design
" Experience across the full Product Life Cycle
" Ability to influence senior managers and other stakeholders
" Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal)
" Willingness to travel within UK and Europe

What's in it for you?

Location: Stevenage
Rates: £38-£42ph
Contract Duration: 6 Months

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Kaitee Parsons on 02392228209 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today.

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Key Consultant

Kaitee Parsons


I cover a wide range of vacancies across the defence sector working on contract and permanent opportunities. I use my expertise to source quality candidates and maintain client relationships.   My background is aerospace, working for one of the UK's largest commercial airlines. I am now using my…