Principal Mechanical Engineer
Salary: up to £48,000pa
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).