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Job

Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Job ref:

    1168608/002_1575479397

  • Location:

    Basildon, Essex

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Excellent

  • Contact:

    Harry Garvin

  • Email:

    hgarvin@cbsbutler.com

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Harry Garvin

Principal Mechanical Engineer

Location: Basildon

Salary: Dependant on experience

A global aerospace and defence organisation specialising in an array of cutting edge products, which include Opto-Mechanical assemblies, RF counter measures, Secure Comms, Counter-UAS and Electro-Optic Seekers is looking for a Principal Mechanical Engineer.

Skills and Qualifications - Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Technical or science degree qualified, or equivalent, with experience.

  • Mechanical design and development using 3D CAD tools (ideally PTC Creo).

  • Problem solving using a structured, logical approach to investigate issues and problems in an effective cross-functional manner.

  • Experienced in Work Package Management - the adherence to cost and schedule milestones.

  • Mechanical Engineering detailed design - extensive experience of engineering design, numerical calculations, tolerance studies, and the validation of.

  • Proven success in designing for harsh environments, including EMC across Land, Sea and Air.

  • Familiar with Mechanical Engineering for Electro-Optical and/or RF systems.

  • Extensive knowledge of BS8888, GD&T and DFMA.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with different Engineering disciplines both verbally and in written form.

  • Skilled at delegating tasks to Engineers, providing the required level of support.

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

Desirable - Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering or chartered Engineer status

  • 'First pass' structural analysis to determine if a design is fit-for-purpose (ideally PTC Simulate or Siemens NX)

  • Proficient in Thermal Analysis (ideally Ansys IcePak)

  • Experience of Model Driven Engineering (Matlab, Simulink).

  • Mechanical Engineering industry trends - knowledge of new and advancing tools, techniques and technologies (Additive Manufacturing, etc).