Principal Mechanical Engineer

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    North London, London

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    £1 - £2 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 1 year ago

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

North London

Competitive salary + excellent benefits

An industry leading design and manufacturer of advanced naval radar and navigation systems are seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer who will be responsible for the breakdown of top-level system or product requirements into an implementable mechanical architecture.

The Principal Mechanical Engineer will also, in conjunction with the Mechanical Engineering Manager, provide coaching, leadership and guidance to other Design Engineers.

Key Accountabilities - Principal Mechanical Engineer

+ To provide Mechanical Design input to all mechanical design activities including Thermal Design, Shock, Vibration, Mechanical Integrity and Safety aspects

+ To provide technical input to the supply chain

+ To provide technical input in terms of Design for Manufacture and Customer Service support

+ To provide technical management of projects which have significant Mechanical Design content

+ To provide Mechanical Engineering design support to products in the field

+ Assist in Change Review process and maintenance of Mechanical Design Processes.

+ Assist in the Design Review and New Product Introduction process including Design for Manufacture.

+ Develop strong working relationships with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality and Vendors.

Skills and knowledge required - Principal Mechanical Engineer

+ Mechanical design expertise to provide relevant technical input (shock, vibration, thermal etc.) to engineering projects throughout the product lifecycle

+ Degree in Mechanical Engineering

+ Mechanical Design background with a sound understanding of Design for Manufacture and Production Engineering considerations and a sound understanding of Mechanical Drawings.