Mechanical Design Engineer

Ref No. EMP506024
Location Alton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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We are currently looking for an Mechanical Design Engineer to join an aerospace company based in Alton. This will be an exciting opportunity to join a team working on exciting new Unmanned Air Vehicles.


Previous Design Experience

The Job

Tasks and Accountabilities

As part of this role you will be responsible for undertaking activities such as, but not limited to: -

  • Airframe design encompassing elements of aerodynamics, thermodynamics and structural design using hand calcs and FEA in carbon fibre and performance foams,
  • Writing test plans and process documents,
  • Testing aircraft part suitability for the operating environment,
  • Deploying on test campaigns abroad,
  • Designing aircraft sub systems,
  • Working with 2D engineering drawings and 3D CAD to up-issue models for manufacture,
  • Strive for mass savings across all facets of work,
  • Goods in inspection,
  • Supplier visits,
  • Manufacturing small parts for test in mechanical workshops or electronics labs.

We are looking for people with the following attributes: -

  • Have relevant degree level qualification, or experience in a Mechanical Design Role.
  • Ideally would have familiarity with SolidWorks
  • Ability to manage own workload both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work from both formal engineering drawings and from loose guidelines
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Have an appreciation of working under ISO9001 and aerospace approval standards,
  • The confidence to come up with new designs and ideas to challenge the norm.
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