Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref No. BHN520176
Salary £45,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Stevenage, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


I am currently looking for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to work for a defence company based in Stevenage


Mechanical Design

The Job

The Opportunity

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe's number one missile system provider, developing solutions for complex weapons and weapon systems across the product life cycle.

What we're looking for

High performing teams need high performing and competent individuals. To be suitable for this role, candidates will be able to demonstrate a number of the following attributes:

  • Ideally Degree/HND/HNC qualified plus significant experience in Mechanical Design and Development.
  • The ability to lead mechanical design work packages and have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team with the awareness and understanding of the challenges that this may bring.
  • Awareness of proving and qualification activities to ensure compliance against requirements.
  • Robust design experience using common development techniques such as DFMEA, DFA, DFM.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence and negotiate with partners across the business.
  • Experience of supplier engagement and development across internal and external multi-disciplinary teams.
  • The awareness and understanding of cultural differences with the ability to adapt accordingly.
  • A willing, helpful attitude, a calm professional manner, and the ability to assess and set priorities and deal with multiple issues on a regular basis
  • An understanding of structural/thermal/dynamic analysis would be advantageous.
  • Relevant 3D CAD/CAE experience (training on our preferred CAE tools will be given)

What's in it for you?

  • You will be working on challenging engineering problems across the product life cycle within a high performing multi-disciplinary team environment. We will provide training on specific aspects of missile design.
  • You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with the associated international travel.
  • The role provides great opportunities for personal development including Chartership and Professional Accreditation and the opportunity to develop your leadership skills.

Daniel Martin
manages this role


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