Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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    West Sussex, England

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum

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    Jacob Marshall

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    about 1 year ago

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: West Sussex
Salary: £40,000- £50,000pa

A leading design & manufacturing organisation with a cutting-edge product range, servicing the surveillance and defence industries with products that aid specific client requirements are seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer.

Key Responsibilities- Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - West Sussex

  • Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.
  • Technical lead within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.
  • Lead in the creation of designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.
  • Lead and work in collaboration with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs, including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation
  • Produce detail engineering and assembly drawings for manufacturing, perform lab testing for verification and conformance of design outputs to meet the design inputs.
  • Be responsible for leading and developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.
  • Coordinate with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs
  • Provide support for the production, test and field engineering teams. Support the sales teams with bids and quotations
  • Work with project managers and sales teams to provide time estimates for design activities and keep appraised of progress.

The Successful Applicant - Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - West Sussex

  • Have a flair for innovation, new concept designs and a passion for mechanical engineering.
  • Have experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures for use in harsh environments - preferably in the defence industry.
  • Have proven experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production in a Lead role.
  • The ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives bearings and motors
  • Have an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques
  • Have experience in the use of CAD system.
  • Take the lead with responsibility for timely delivery of outputs within defined deadlines.
  • Strong understanding (where required) of the technical work being carried out and related activities.
  • Be experienced in managing the day-to-day activities of a small project design team, controlling workload, design output.
  • Have experience and knowledge of coaching in support of talent development within the team.
  • Must have previous experience in a similar level position in a 'Senior' level role, preferably in a small or medium-sized company and/or relevant business model.

If you are interested in the position above please do not hesitate and 'APPLY NOW'