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JC133 - Mechanical Design Engineer

Location - Denham

Salary - £Competitive


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our reputable client who is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team in Denham, Middlesex.

The successful candidate will be responsible for generating design concepts whilst developing and supporting existing designs and products, in line with regulatory and customer requirements whilst also in line with the engineering specification, including international civil and military aviation and defence standards as well as MBA requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supporting the Team Lead, Programmes / Integrated Project Team in defining all necessary engineering work required to gain final acceptance on new and existing products.

Supporting the Team Lead in reading, understanding and translating customer performance-based specifications, related documents, EU directives, associated standards and other legislative... requirements into engineering specifications.

Supporting the Team Lead/Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in conducting trade studies into potential engineering solutions to determine the best, most commercially sound solution within the given parameters whilst optimising manufacturability using 3D CAD.

Carrying out all necessary performance and structural calculations via hand calculations and other software tools such as spreadsheets and finite element analysis etc. to support design development.

Producing top level design layouts from which detailed parts may be developed.

Calling and chairing design reviews as required.

Producing and maintaining engineering drawings and other related PDI in accordance with engineering procedures.

Consulting extensively with associates and others, with a high degree of reliance placed on scientific interpretation and advice.

Developing and maintaining cost and mass models for products.

Producing and presenting design review presentations to internal and external customers.

Generating a variety of engineering documents and reports, e.g. Mass Reports, Costed BOMs, DFMEAs, load & stress reports, tolerance analysis and CE marking technical files.

Checking engineering drawings for functionality and correctness, ensuring drawing complies with Engineering Drawing Best Practice.

Produce quality 3D models, suitable for downstream consumption by CAM and CMM (Inspection) software.

Supporting trial installations and take part in ‘voice of the customer’ visits.

Conducting clearance and interchangeability analysis as required.

Preparing retrofit and modifications designs.

Identifying opportunities for continual improvement in MBA products and processes.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

Experience in design software including 3D CAD modelling.

MS Office (suite of applications).

Material and process selection.

Design for manufacture and assembly.

GD&T to UK/US standards.

Problem solving using 8D techniques and impact analysis.

Intermediate Excel, Word and PowerPoint capability.

In return our client offers:

Highly competitive 9% non-contributory pension scheme (18+).

4x salary Life Assurance (18+).

Healthcare Plan - Including Discounted Gym Memberships.

25-days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.

Occupational Health team.

Cycle to work scheme (after a six-month probationary period).

Workplace Nursery Benefit.

Half day on Fridays
Denham UK


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