Senior Design Engineer

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    Bedfordshire, England

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    £40000 - £45000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 1 year ago

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Senior Design Engineer

£45,000 per annum + excellent benefits


You have the opportunity to join an innovative company who are an independent specialist in high technology solutions in wind tunnel testing working with leading international aircraft and defence manufacturers.

Experience required:

As Senior Design Engineer you will be a technical authority and mentor. Ideally you will have strong work history with 5+ years experience. You will have demonstrable knowledge of GD&T, FEA, DFMEA and stress calculation. The individual must be highly technical and a qualification in related Mechanical Engineering or technical discipline.

Role overview:

Produce 3D and 2D CAD of parts and assemblies using Catia V5

Reporting using FEA, FMEA, design calculations and part certification

Support manufacture of wind tunnel test subject components, sub-assemblies and associated rigs

Complete load and stress calculations leading to taking responsibility for part and material spec

Design for manufacture (inc. 5-axis machining, instrumentation and sensor requirements)

Contribute to and on occasion lead project launch, design review and project wash-up meetings

Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives