Mechanical Design Engineer (GB4)

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Design and Concept

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  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steve Roberts

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Carry out Mechanical Design and proving activities for harsh aerospace environments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Support/liaise with manufacturing, resolving manufacturing problems & defects.
  • Support to functional & environmental trials.
  • Liaise with suppliers/purchasing to resolve any technical queries that may arise.
  • Planning and reporting on own day-to-day activities to meet project milestones.
  • Gain clarification of and help to generate requirements.
  • Challenge extraneous requirements accordingly to reduce UPC and design complexity.

Additional Job Details: Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience of Creo 3D design tool an advantage.
  • Knowledge of several of the following: Manufacturing processes, Tolerance studies, Environmental test, Mass property calculations, Material selection, FMEA, FEA, Design for Manufacture/Assembly, Environmental Gasket Sealing, Thermal management design, Tooling/fixtures design, Structural design, Defence Standards, Review processes, Product Lifecycles, Industrial validation, Design of PCB enclosures
  • An ability to work as part of an engineering team and be able to partake in or host design reviews.
  • An appreciation of other engineering areas/domains.