Mechanical Design Engineer Ref# PK7626-1

  • South East, Horsham, UK
  • £32000 - £52000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • PK7626-1

Holt Executive is supporting a multi-national defence and aerospace pioneer, delivering cutting edge, mission-critical technology and systems to customers on the land, sea, and air. Our partner is currently recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their skilled engineering team in West Sussex.
 
Key Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms and assist with creating designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.
  • Work 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.
  • Assist with developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure, investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.
  • Liaise with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs.
  • Have experience of working within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.
  • Provide support for the production, test and field engineering teams. Support the sales teams with bids and quotations.

 
Professional Experience and Qualifications for the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Be innovative with a flair for new concept designs and 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.
  • The ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives bearings and motors.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques.
  • Ability to liaise with customers verbally and in writing in an effective manner, producing reports and participating in formal design reviews.
  • Have experience in the use of SolidWorks CAD system.

Security Clearance Requirements:
Due to the nature of our business, our staff need to be able to obtain UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. Therefore, if successful, you will need to provide proof of identity, employment history and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency for at least five years.


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