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Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN556765
Location Fife, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Would you like to join a company with Global presence?

The company is at the forefront of innovation, creating technology for a range of successful markets

Key skills required for this role

Mechanical Design/ Design engineer/design/mechanical


Mechanical Design/ Design engineer/design/mechanical

Job description

Would you like to join a company with Global presence?

  • Recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator™ for 2023!
  • Named top Aerospace and Defence company! Just Capital and CNBC's JUST 100 Ranking

The Job

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance.

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Are you looking for a dynamic company who deliver world-class solutions?

The company is at the forefront of innovation, creating technology for a range of successful markets. The company are an Innovation and Technology leader, solving complex challenges across every domain! The organisation provides advanced systems and services to their customers Globally and have a fantastic reputation in its market.

  • This person will have a passion for their craft and can provide evidence in producing customer-compliant, full product design solutions.
  • This role is a key player in supporting the definition of the complete engineering mechanical solution, bring together the integration of contributions from all other engineering disciplines - including hardware, software, safety, and manufacturing.
  • The ability to work on projects from initial concept stage, developing the concepts through to final production is a key requirement.
  • Alongside this, the ability to successfully interface with 3rd parties (for example: suppliers, industry experts, Universities, Customers) to understand how to realise a final product is also a major requirement for the role.
  • Above all, this is the ideal role for a self-starting engineer who wants to work on exciting projects and make a difference.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven technical leadership in product developments.
  • Ability to lead technical programmes and represent mechanical engineering in various forums.
  • Responsible for the specification compliance of mechanical designs.
  • Experience in the design and manufacture of sheet metal enclosures.
  • Proficient user of Creo Elements 3D CAD/CAM/CAE solid modelling software
  • Proven thermal analysis experience.
  • Track record of performing stress / modal analysis investigations.
  • Experience in interpretation of customer specs and end use environments
  • Ability to develop concepts efficiently from limited or vague customer requirements and communicate potential solutions.
  • Good problem solving skills, willing to take ownership as well as positively contributing within cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication skills with that ability to tailor communications to a range of audiences.
  • Has the ability to work with Customers to develop technical requirements and then manage these requirements through the product development.
  • Track record in designing products to reliably operate in harsh environments and challenging conditions (vibration, shock, acceleration, temperature and environment).
  • Understands the principles of 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing.

Desired Skills:

  • Fluid mechanics / thermodynamics / heat transfer.
  • Experience working in Defence, Aviation and/or Aerospace sectors.
  • Experience managing design and analysis sub-contracts
  • Materials experience beyond eg. Plastics/mouldings

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