Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    Bristol, England

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  • Salary:

    £34000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 2 years ago

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Senior Mechanical Engineer



Would you like to work for a highly recognised state of the art Aerospace and defence organisation performing mechanical design for a new Tempest programme?

Responsibilities - Senior Mechanical Engineer

* Perform 'hands on' mechanical design and development using 3D CAD software.

* Deliver design solutions against requirements, within budget and timescales.

* Support visits and meetings at other Leonardo sites, suppliers or test facilities when required.

* Supportive mentor - provide technical guidance/recommendations to problems/ projects and individuals.

* Effective decision maker who can effectively demonstrate empowerment and delegation.

* Cost and schedule conscious.

* Tenacious - maintains focus on the 'end goal'.

* Provide technical direction on critical business programmes to ensure delivery of mechanical engineering excellence.

* Have a good understanding of mechanical design lifecycle.

* Demonstrate experience with ferrous/ Non-ferrous and composite materials.

* Formulate prototype designs and produce physical representations.

* Liaise with other engineering functions (systems, electrical, quality) and production colleagues to ensure product & customer requirements are fully satisfied.

Skills, Qualifications - Senior Mechanical Engineer

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

* Problem solving and simultaneous engineering - structured, logical approach to investigate issues and solve problems in an effective cross-functional manner

* Mechanical engineering detailed design - first-hand experience of engineering design, tolerance studies and generation of technical documentation and data packs to industry standards including BS8888

* Expert user of MCAD tools. Preferably Creo, however experience with other packages will be considered

* Customer orientation - demonstrate ability of fulfilling customer requirements (internal and external)

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