Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Recruitment Agency Reference: 7064890
Up to £34 p/h
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join a team of engineers in an exciting Defence company. You will work closely with other functional teams, to develop product concepts to meet our customer’s needs. Within this role you will have the opportunity to undertake cutting-edge research of novel mechanical technologies to meet the challenges of tomorrow. This position is with a leading Defence organisation in Hertfordshire, for a 6 month contract with the possibility of extension thereafter.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Carry out Mechanical Design and proving activities for manufacturing assembly tooling and fixtures to 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
Advantageous candidate experience:
Valid SC clearance
Experience with CREO
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, Design of PCB enclosures, Product Lifecycles and Industrial validation
Please note: candidates will need to satisfy security criteria.
If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Joanna Hutchings on 0117 930 8760 and email your updated CV to email@example.com
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