Senior Mechanical Engineer

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  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harry Garvin

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Would you like to work for a global aerospace and defence organisation to support the design and devlop world leading radar and electro-optic products?

You will be utilising state-of-the-art methods, technology and tools to explore all aspects of the development lifecycle, including stress and thermal analysis, requirements analysis, design, implementation, test, build and product support. You will interface with customers (internal and external) on many factors within the design and liaise closely with Engineers from other disciplines, particularly Systems and Electronics.

Skills, qualifications & knowledge

  • Ideally from an Aerospace or electro optics background

  • Perform 'hands on' mechanical design and development using 3D CAD software (preferably Creo 4). The ability to create drawings and do 'first-pass' structural analysis to determine if a design is fit for purpose would be an advantage.

  • Deliver innovative, optimised engineering solutions.

  • Proven record on delivering design solutions against requirements, within budget and timescales.

  • Work as part of a multi discipline integrated project team

Key responsibility areas

  • Seek and share good practice and knowledge locally to continuously improve own practices.

  • Working to timescales.

  • Work as a contributory engineering team member

  • Mechanical design and development using 3D CAD tools (Creo 4).

  • Provide technical direction/support on critical business programmes to ensure delivery of mechanical engineering excellence.

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

  • Support and facilitate reviews and sign off release of mechanical designs in accordance with business and industry standards.

  • Champion improvements in product manufacturability through effective relationship building and design guidance.

  • Build effective cross functional relationships within local site, across business and internationally within group and suppliers.