Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
Technical/R&D
Location
UK - Birkenhead
Job Advert Description

Key Tasks
Responsible for supporting all engineering efforts for a complex project or project(s) on time and budget.
Supporting role to review customer specifications and requirements and assist project team to develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable.
Responsible to esnure design compliance with all project requirements.
Support and co-ordinate design reviews.
Support and co-orindate integration and test activities. Interact with test laboratories as necessary to experimentally prove new product developments.
Support the transition of new products into production.

Competencies
Calculations for structural integrity, load support, and pressure requirements are all a vital part of our design process. Candidates must be able to pr4epare hand calculations as part of the analysis and simulation processes and demonstrate a good understanding of Static and Dynamic Analysis of Engineering Structures.

Experience with experimental stress analysis tools and techniques.
Demonstrate a good understanding of loads calculation, data and mechanical fault analysis methods pertinent to the job role.
Accountability and ownership.


Qualifications and Core Skills
Qualified to degree or equivalent level in a Mechanical/Aeronautical engineering discipline along with proven experience in mechanical design within a regulated industry. Chartered Engineer status is desirable, and/or membership of a relevant professional institution.

Familiarity with MIL-STD's, Def-Stan, NAS, ASME and DoD procurement processes and procedures would be advantage.

Experience
Knowledge and experience in material selection for structural components.
Experience of design validation.
Experience of loads caluclation and validation with theability to carry out comprehensive testing to relevant standards.
Experience working with integrated program teams leading manufacturing development plans for areospace products.
Proven experience in a Mechanical Engineering position, ideally in an areospace EASA Part 21 G or DAOS environment.
Experience working with integrated programme teams leading manufacturing development plans for aerospace products.
Experience and knowledge of the application of CAD including simulation tools.
 

Closing Date
25/10/2018

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