Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref No. EMP421983
Location Bedford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Our innovative aerospace client in Bedfordshire that design, build & manufacture modifications (minor & major) for military & commercial aircraft have an opportunity within their Airborne Systems team for a Mechanical Design Engineer.


Design Engineer with Catia V5 experience, preferably with an aerospace structures background

The Job

Working as part of the Mechanical Design Office team you will provide an accurate fully- detailed design service for all phases of the design process originating from customers' proposals, preparation through design, development for manufacture, installation and certification and providing 'in-service' support with multi-disciplinary engineering teams.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Produce high integrity programme deliverables (concept schemes. detail drawings, assembly drawings, parts list etc)
  • Ensure design work undertaken is conducted and executed in accordance with the company's procedures, design standard practices and in compliance with BS8888 and ISO 9001
  • Interact with internal departments to ensure effective and efficient specification and development of drawings & design specs
  • Actively contribute in problem solving activities throughout the manufacturing, qualification and 'in service' plan phases of the project
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers to resolve product design issues
  • Satisfy project and specification requirements while maximising the application of standard concepts and keeping the design for manufacture and installation as a critical aspect in mind
  • Plan, forecast and release of detailed documentation for reviews within deadline
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibility as may be required by the Line Manager

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Aerospace/Aviation Industry experience an advantage
  • Working knowledge of airframe and mechanical structures and mechanical aspects of electrical and avionic equipment installations
  • Ability to utilise CATIA V5 solid modelling and surfacing techniques to produce detail part and assembly designs and the production of the associated manufacturing drawings.
  • Knowledge of composite and metallic structures.
  • Component mechanical engineering
  • Working knowledge/understanding of manufacturing processes (sheet metal, machining and composites) and design for manufacture and assembly
  • Working knowledge/understanding of application of Geometric Dimension & Tolerance Techniques (BS8888)
  • Ability to evaluate the mechanical behaviour of designs
  • Ability to develop design solutions
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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