Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref No. EMP422093
Location Bedford, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (3 months)
Job Status Closed
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My Aerospace client based in Bedford is seeking x2 Mechanical Design Engineers to work on an inital 3 month contract.

Initally on Catia V5 - Potential scope for V6 in future.


Catia V5

The Job

Job Purpose:

Working as part of the Mechanical Design Office team within the Airborne Systems Group (ASG), you will fulfil the role of Mechanical Design Engineer, providing input into all phases of the design process. This may include: design specification preparation, model creation, production of drawings (using CATIA V5) for manufacture and installation, and manufacture and installation support. The designs produced shall be of a standard that can be manufactured, installed and, where necessary, certified. You will be working closely with multi-discipline engineering teams. Reporting to the Chief Mechanical Designer for the overall quality and integrity of work and the Engineering Project Lead regarding specific programme design details, deliverables and schedule.

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 specifications

-Actively contribute in problem solving activities throughout the design and manufacturing phases of the programme

-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 to meet or exceed programme schedule

-To undertake any other duties and responsibility as may be required by the Line Manager


Minimum of HNC/HND or equivalent in mechanical/design engineering

Driving licence required

Knowledge and Experience:

-Aerospace/Aviation Industry experience an advantage

-Working knowledge of airframe and mechanical structures and mechanical aspects of electrical/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.

-Mechanism design an advantage

-Air vehicle concept design an advantage.

-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

Skills and Personal Qualities:

-Excellent client facing skills

-Ability to work on own and as part of a multi-discipline team

-Must have the confidence to effectively communicate at all levels

-Methodical worker with ability to self-check work

-Must be self-motivated and possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner

-Takes correct measures to maintain a high level of accuracy and a low level of errors

-Good communication skills

-Capable of working assiduously to meet deadlines

Candidates must be elgiable to live and work in the UK with no restricitions or sponsorship.

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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