Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location: Hayes, Middlesex
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
A global organisation specialising in the design and manufacture high power electronic and microwave systems are looking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer.
You will be responsible for the integrity of their design and be required to work with the lead electrical engineer to define a mechanical assembly to securely accommodate the electronic components within the specified environment.
Responsibilities - Senior Mechanical Engineer
To design and develop mechanical solutions to incorporating products for rugged military environments.
To evaluate design requirements and develop mechanical designs meeting all aspects of the specification
Liaise from concept through NPI process to required completion with electronics team, production engineering and operations
Support bid proposals for cost estimating and feasibility design reviews
Full consideration of component tolerances to ensure consistent cost-effective manufacture.
To analyse the effects of heat, vibration, shock and acceleration to ensure the design performs as specified under all conditions.
To analyse and resolve mechanical, thermal, interface, drawing and process problems on products as required.
To investigate and solve mechanical production problems concerning jigs and tooling.
To liaise with Quality Assurance on the resolution of problems during inspection stages.
To update drawings, Bills of Materials, MRI and other relevant documentation as required.
Technical authority for mechanical design on allocated projects
Experience and Qualifications - Senior Mechanical Engineer
Degree level relevant qualification in Mechanical engineering or equivalent via apprenticeship scheme
Demonstrated experience of mechanical design for rugged military and commercial environments
Understanding of thermal analysis and design
Design for Manufacture and Assembly competency
Use of NX/Teamcenter packages or similar
Familiar with New Product Introduction gate structure and requirements
Material and process knowledge within a vacuum technology product platform and electronics integration packaging
Driving development to cost and time.
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