Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job type:Perm
County:West Sussex
Salary/Rate:Up to £45000.00 per annum
Business Sector:Mechanical Engineering
Job ref:BBBH150741
Post Date:January 30, 2024

Senior Mechanical Engineer

West Sussex

£45,000 - £55,000

A leading provider of advanced engineering solutions in the defense and security sectors, is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge projects and work alongside a team of passionate professionals dedicated to innovation and excellence.

Key Accountabilities - Senior Mechanical Engineer

+ Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.

+ Technical lead within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time, and quality requirements.

+ Lead in the creation of designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.

+ Lead and work in collaboration with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs, including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation.

+ Perform lab testing for verification and conformance of design outputs to meet the design inputs.

+ Be responsible for leading and developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.

+ Coordinate with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs.

Skills and knowledge required - Senior Mechanical Engineer

+ Experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures.

+ Proven experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production in a Lead role.

+ Ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives, bearings and motors.

+ Have an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques.

+ Have experience in the use of a 3D CAD system (ideally SolidWorks).