Mechanical Engineer

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £33000 - £38000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    over 2 years ago

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Mechanical Engineer

A world leading Aerospace and Defence company are looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to develop concepts, models and detailed designs for infrared detector assemblies and associated manufacturing tools, for performance in demanding aerospace environments.

Key Responsibilities -

+ To understand the mechanical demands of precision optomechanical packages and as part of a cross-functional project team to develop design concepts.

+ To model and analyse performance of designs and propose suitable design trades using the PTC Creo 3D CAD package.

+ To select manufacturing technologies and materials based on a sound understanding of the mechanical, thermal and mechanical integrity needs of the product, and to liaise with procurement and suppliers.

+ To detail the design of components, assemblies, jigs, and tools and administer aspects of the configuration control system related to these designs.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Able to quickly understand requirements and to develop high quality design solutions, in collaboration with other departments/disciplines.

+ Able to use a 3D CAD modelling tool to translate design concepts into models and drawings, ideally PTC Creo / Pro/Engineer.

+ Able to communicate complex aspects of designs verbally and graphically to other members of the design team.

+ Demonstrated ability to conceptualise designs from written requirements and outline ideas and to translate these concepts to models and detailed manufacturing drawings.