Senior Mechanical Engineer

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  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £37000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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A rare opportunity has arisen for an early career Mechanical Design Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe's number one missile system provider, developing design solutions for the next generation of weapons.

What will you be doing?
You will support Design, Development and Proving activities, throughout the product lifecycle, for a wide range of missile system hardware.
You will be supported with the use of state of the art engineering tools and extensive In house facilities and capabilities.
You will, with the support of a network of highly skilled and experienced engineers, develop your skills and knowledge to evolve into the next generation of engineering specialist

What are the benefits for you?
Great opportunities for development within an organisation keen to develop its next generation of engineering specialists and leaders.
You will be working on challenging engineering problems and will receive structured skills development.
The role provides great opportunities for personal development including Professional Accreditation with the support of a dedicated network of mentors.
You will be trained in specific aspects of missile system design.
You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel.

What's great about joining this team?
You will be joining a like-minded enthusiastic team, working on a diverse range of world class products.
Many of our projects are ground breaking and so you can expect to develop and use the latest technologies.
You will be supported by the best engineering tools and processes whilst benefiting from the support and guidance of engineering specialists.

Who and what we are looking for from you?
Industrial experience (not necessarily aerospace/defence), in Mechanical Design and Development and suitable engineering qualifications.
3D CAD/CAE experience (e.g. PTC Creo, CATIA, SolidWorks etc)
An understanding of structural/thermal/dynamic analysis would be advantageous.
You will possess good communication skills and be aware of cultural differences.
You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, be able to set priorities and deal with multiple issues.

Why you should come and work for my client
They are the world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees at industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and the United States
With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, Europe's leading guided weapons company and with this in mind we continually look to broaden our existing talent base whilst maintaining a strategic edge, by exploiting new markets and new applications for our world-class technology
Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out. Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards

What you would get
Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.