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Mechanical Engineer - Birmingham, West Midlands

Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Aerospace, Weapons


Mechanical Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Engineer to work for a leading aerospace and defence organisation.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team on projects spanning from design concept, demonstration, development, qualification and production, through to customer support. A methodical and organised approach to work will be essential.

Key responsibilities -

+ Managing design evolution to meet customer requirements.

+ Demonstrating compliance with customer requirements

+ Producing and delivering formal technical presentations to the customer.

+ Producing product technical specifications and detailed technical reports.

+ Ensuring appropriate validation testing is carried out prior to formal qualifications.

+ Leading formal design reviews at the relevant design phases and ensuring actions are taken and completed on time.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Candidates shall have a formal qualification (HNC, HND or degree) in mechanical, aeronautical or related engineering discipline.

+ A sound understanding of engineering (mathematics, stressing, fluids, materials (metals and polymers) and manufacturing techniques).

+ An ability to assimilate and evaluate technical information from a wide range of disciplines.

+ Attention to detail is paramount.

+ An ability to present complex problems clearly and logically to other specialist and non specialist engineers.

+ A good understanding of DFMEA, 'Design to Cost' and 'Design for Manufacture' principles.

Mechanical Engineer

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