Mechanical Design Engineer

**** Contract Inside IR35****

This is an exciting position is in a growing team with many interesting program and design challenges. The individual will be part of a mechanical engineering team primarily supporting the build line but as importantly be part of the main design engineering team covering the designs beyond the existing airframe and supporting equipment such as transportation equipment's and ground control stations.
As our programs advance so will the need to meet increased build rate expectations, so achieving the fast turnaround of emergent build line queries is critical and this is a key role within the engineering team.

Essential Skills:
* Extensive experience in an aviation design role
* Demonstrable experience of supporting and working within production/manufacturing environment
* Pro-active problem solver and interrater of data to resolve emergent build issues
* ONC or similar relevant qualification/experience in mechanical design/production engineering
* Proficient user of CAD design/modelling package(s) - ideally using Solid Works.
* Demonstrable experience of taking a system technical requirement and evolving into a complete design solution
* In depth knowledge of drawing standards specifically BS8888, and tolerancing

Desirable Skills:
* Experience in the use of a PLM toolset
* Use of a PDM tool
* Experience of overseeing/managing design changes within the design record
* Ideally experience of design and manufacturing using composite components