Principal Mechanical Engineer

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £45000 - £55000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    8 months ago

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Defence; Aerospace; Marine; Naval; Maritime; Electronics

Luton, WFH, Remote

£45,000 - £55,000

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking for several Principal Mechanical Engineers whose key role is the design development and team leadership of EW products. The successful candidate will perform mechanical engineering design and management in a professional manner in accordance with engineering common processes.

As a Principal Mechanical Engineer your key responsibilities will be -

+ 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 within the integrated project team providing accurate mechanical engineering output and providing technical information to ensure informed decision making.

+ Work in accordance with the mechanical design lifecycle.

+ Have experience and understanding of material selection both metallic and composite

+ Formulate prototype designs and produce physical representations.

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

+ Chair, support and facilitate reviews and sign off release of mechanical designs in accordance with business and industry standards.

Skills and qualifications required -

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

+ Problem solving and simultaneous engineering - structured, logical approach to investigate issues and solve problems in an effective cross-function

+ Perform mechanical design and development using 3D CAD software with a "Hands on" approach.

+ Provide team Leadership with effective communication.

+ Deliver design solutions against requirements, within budget and timescales.