Principal Mechanical Engineer

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £44000 - £55000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    10 months ago

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

3D CAD, FEA, Mechanical Design Lifecycle

Defence; Electronics, Cyber


Salary based on experience + excellent benefits

We are seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer whose primary role is the design, development and team leadership of EW products, new and legacy. The successful candidate will perform mechanical engineering design and management in a professional manner in accordance with engineering common processes.

Key Responsibility Areas

Provide leadership and technical direction on critical business programmes to ensure delivery of mechanical engineering excellence.

Mechanical design and development using 3D CAD tools.

Work in accordance with the mechanical design lifecycle.

Formulate prototype designs and produce physical representations.

Provide key support to critical technical problem investigations and deliver effective solutions.

Contribute towards continual improvement in product manufacturability through effective relationship building and design guidance / liaison with other engineering functions (systems, electrical, quality) and production to ensure product & customer requirements are fully satisfied.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Engineering design and development - process of delivering products and associated key milestones.

Mechanical Engineering design and development - process of delivering products and associated key milestones.

Business awareness - understanding of fundamental business principles, drivers and key customers.

Preliminary (Sizing) Structural analyses, including modal (Hand calculations and FEA)

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