I recruit primarily in the defence and aerospace industries here in the UK. I am always interested to speak to Systems & Software Engineers of all levels with defence and aerospace experience.
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer 6 months Basildon £43.48ph
Job DescriptionSenior Mechanical Engineer
Our client is currently looking for a high calibre Senior Mechanical Enineer at their Land and Naval offices at Basildon, whose roles are to design and develop new products within the Land and Naval portfolio, this includes Camera, Laser, lens and mechanisms design, mounted on various platforms, Vehicle Installation designs and ECM/EW products.
The successful candidate will perform mechanical engineering design in a professional manner, and provide technical engineering knowledge and solutions to Engineers.
We are seeking an innovative Mechanical Engineer with proven product design experience who is able to identify sound and new engineering solutions which offer improved performance in compact, lightweight, rugged functional design and develop them from concept through prototyping to production.
Skills, qualifications & knowledge
o Engineering design and development - process of delivering products and associated key milestones.
o Problem solving and simultaneous engineering - structured, logical approach to investigate issues and problems in an effective cross-functional manner.
o Mechanical engineering detailed design - first-hand experience of engineering design, numerical calculations, tolerance studies, etc.
o Technical or science degree qualified, or equivalent, with experience.
o Ideally hold a MEng in Mechanical Engineering
o Mechanical Engineering design and development - process of delivering products and associated key milestones.
o Understanding of people and projects - experience in coordinating resources to deliver customer and individual needs through demonstration of situational leadership.
o Customer orientation - demonstrate ability to fulfill customer requirements (internal and/or external).
o Business awareness - understanding of fundamental business principles, drivers and key customers.
Key responsibility areas
o Perform 'hands on' mechanical design and development using 3D CAD software (ideally PTC Creo)
o Work and contribute to standards for mechanical engineering best practice.
o Deliver innovative, optimised engineering solutions.
o Deliver design solutions against requirements, within budget and timescales.
o Contribute to peer reviews.
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