Mechanical Design Engineer

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Salary band: Negotiable
Location: UK, Chester, Wales
Job type: Contract
Aircraft type:
Contact: Paul Oldham
Sector: Design
Job Role:

Mechanical Designers - CAD, CONTRACT
Location: Broughton
Start date: July 2018

Summary of Role:
The Mechanical Designer responsible for the mechanical integration of mission equipment onto special mission aircraft. The program is fast paced and requires experienced designers. Working within the full life cycle of the products from initial scheming to in-service issues, to deliver on complex solo or multiple projects simultaneously to the highest quality. Reporting to the Drawing Office Manager and liaising with electrical and mechanical engineers.

Candidate Requirements:

Essential:
Experience with CATIA/Solidworks/Creo/AutoCAD/or other CAD packages.
Solid modelling and design maturation of sub-system components.
Creation and modification of engineering drawings
Technical support in design and management of work packages from concept to release.
HNC in Aerospace or Mechanical design with aerospace experience or alternatively a highly regulated/safety critical industry
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to show your own initiative.
Good problem solving abilities.
Good team working skills , ability to take a proactive approach to dealing with day to day tasks
Attention to detail, detail-orientated, efficient and perform self-verification of own work.
Customer focus, aware of deadlines and good time management.
Ability to gather and collate information and act upon the data
Ability to work under own initiative, to take the lead of your own requirements within the project.
SC Cleared

Desirable:
Manufacturing experience, fabrication, machining, composites
Knowledge of systems in an aerospace environment - such as avionics, electrical power.
Understanding of Stress requirements
Experience in Model Based Design

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