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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Dorchester
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Morson Talent are working in partnership with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK in recruiting for a permanent full time Mechanical Design Engineer based in Winfrith Dorset

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK develop, supply and support cutting-edge maritime technology for customers worldwide. They work closely with the UK Royal Navy and global customers to create products which protect lives at sea.

The purpose of job is supporting development of cutting edge systems developed by our Mechatronics Department.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

Qualified to degree level or equivalent and worked in a multi disciplined design environment for a minimum of 2 years.

In depth knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) modelling techniques (Solid Edge preferred)

Good knowledge of appropriate drawing and defence standards.

Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety, reliability and efficiency;

Developing, testing and evaluating theoretical designs;

Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers;

An excellent appreciation for mechanical, electrical, electronic and software design principals.

Knowledge and understanding of system engineering principles

Able to interpret user and system requirements, generating system concepts, designs and test approaches

Have a drive and ability for continuous product and personal improvement

Self motivating and able to work unsupervised

Ability to gain SC security clearance (essential).

Current SC clearance (preferred)

Key responsibilities

Meeting challenging timescales

Managing multi-disciplined teams of mixed abilities

Undertake designs of complex systems suitable for marine above and underwater environment

Meeting stringent technical specifications and requirements at the cutting edge of technology

Undertake analysis of designs provided and recommend design changes were appropriate

Provide justification through calculation for design approach

Able to define systems at all stages of the design process defining system architecture

Trials support including occasional long or unsociable working hours