Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref: ZR_6862_JOB  ·  Posted on 06 May 2022


Are you a passionate Design Engineer, looking for your next move?

Or someone who wants to aid the progression of their design experience by working for a consultancy which will push you to advance your career?

Then look at the below job spec for this Mechanical Design Engineer role!

Looking for confident Security Cleared candidates, or someone who is willing to undergo!

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will aid the delivery of a wide variety of projects, ranging from niche consultancy to large, high-profile programmes. Whether it's the challenge of aircraft electrification or designing critical equipment to support the UK's Continuous at Sea Deterrent, you can take pride in the impact your contribution will make on advancing our world. You will use requirements gathered from clients and customers to deliver a variety of designs for their products.

Key responsibilities
  • Create optimal design solutions to address client requirements.
  • Produce substantiation calculations to demonstrate designs will perform as required.
  • Author and update technical documents.
  • Manage your delivery against Time, Cost and Quality requirements.
  • Support our QA process through review or checking colleagues’ work.
  • Present your work to the client at formal reviews.
  • Work within project teams, these may include placements at clients’ sites.
  • Take responsibility for the quality and delivery of your work and maintain our clients reputation.
Skills & experience
  • Degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • You will be recently chartered or on your way to be.
  • A sound understanding of mechanical engineering principles and their application to varied projects and domains.
  • Experience in producing design calculations (preferably using MathCad).
  • Demonstrate creativity and experience across the design lifecycle including undertaking requirements capture, concept generation, development and down selection.
  • Familiar with working to design codes and industry standards appropriate for a safety critical industry.
  • Experience in the production of design documentation, including optioneering reports, specifications and requirements capture documents.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguity and multiple problems whilst working to high quality standards and tight timescales.
  • Participate and present material at formal design reviews.
  • Experience in the design of high integrity mechanical handling equipment and operation in a safety critical environment (e.g. associated with Aerospace, Oil & Gas etc.).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan: (Employer doubles contribution up to 5% Employee, 10% Employer)
  • Life Assurance + Spousal Life Assurance
  • Holidays: Basic entitlement 25 days (+ bank holidays) with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual Professional Fee subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Private Medical, Travel, Gadget
  • Digital GP, Flu Jab Vouchers, Eyecare Vouchers and Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Discounts on annual gym memberships at over 2,500 health clubs, gyms and leisure centres
  • Critical Illness : This benefit pays out a tax-free cash sum if you suffer a serious illness
  • Company car (at more Senior levels)
  • Childcare Vouchers
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