Horsham, West Sussex
£38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent
8 months ago
Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: £38,000 - £43,000 pa
A leading Design & Manufacturing business, specialising cutting-edge surveillance and services within the defence industries are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer.
Key Responsibilities - Mechanical Design Engineer
Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.
Assist with creating designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.
Work with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation
Produce detail engineering and assembly drawings for manufacturing, perform lab testing for verification and conformance of design outputs to meet the design inputs.
Assist with developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.
Liaise with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs.
Have experience of working within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.
Provide support for the production, test and field engineering teams. Support the sales teams with bids and quotations.
Key skills and qualifications - Mechanical Design Engineer
Be innovative with a flair for new concept designs and a passion for mechanical engineering.
Have experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures for use in harsh environments - preferably in the defence industry.
Have proven experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production.
Have the ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives bearings and motors.
Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques.
Have experience in the use of SolidWorks CAD system.
Ability to liaise with customers verbally and in writing in an effective manner, producing reports and participating in formal design reviews.
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