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Mechanical Project Engineer

Ref no. BHN539978
Location Wimborne, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

We are looking for a mechanical engineer graduate to join the departments of Air to Air Refuelling and Actuation at Eaton's Missions Systems, based in Wimborne.

Key skills required for this role

aeronautical, mechanical


Mechanical Project Engineer

Job description

Are you a Mechanical Engineer Graduate with work experience in aerospace? Do you have project engineering experience developing mechanical products?

Your career matters - and we're here to make it happen!

The role is permanent with flexible hybrid working, competitive salary and annual bonus

Responsibilities include:

  • Development of structures or mechanical products through the engineering lifecycle, compiling and presenting the required technical content for the design reviews and other appropriate reviews.
  • Ownership of the product's verification matrix.
  • Management of technical resource, across various disciplines, to deliver the scope of the project on time to cost.
  • Provide own technical capability in a key area of the project.
  • Author, review and, as appropriate, approve technical documentation in support of the product's development.
  • Identification of tasks, effort and resource needed to deliver the project. Support the PM in creating and updating the project plan.
  • Provide production support and resolve queries independently with own subject matter knowledge or with assistance from other functions.
  • Investigation and disposition of failures and non-conformances, including proposing solution, containment, RCA & PCA.
  • Technical POC for Supplier/s of the product.

Required skills:

  • Confidently present to stakeholders external to the team and issuing technical documentation in a verbal or written format
  • Understands fundamental Structural and Mechanical Design principles.
  • Adept and responsive at problem solving throughout a product or technology's development to ensure applicable requirements and/or targets are met.
  • Understands certification principles in consideration of a safe and airworthy design. Contributes to DfX activities, proving knowledge and understanding of various manufacturing methods.
  • Able to effectively problem solve hardware issues throughout all stages of the life of the equipment; from prototype build issues through various stages of testing, into steady state production and in service use.
  • Understands the importance of adequate requirement flowdown from customer specification to equipment level and is able to support in the creation of SMART requirements and the proposal of verification methods that meet the required certification standards.
  • Able to define and plan a verification strategy, interpreting requirements and identifying verification methods, planning verification tests, collating non-test evidence and reporting.
  • Understands the Engineering Development Lifecycle and the importance and operation of configuration control throughout the business.
  • Confident at using MS Office productivity software.
  • A degree in aeronautical, mechanical or equivalent appropriate experience.

What you will get from us
Eaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day.
We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.
Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed
In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.
In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it's in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.
This role will be subject to baseline security clearance.

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