Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

20 Jul 2018
17 Aug 2018
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Avionics, Antennas, Communication Systems - Aerospace sector.

Our client is a highly successful global company manufacturing communication systems within the avionics sector, they are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible to the Engineering Operations Manager for technical capability of Mechanical design team at Newmarket. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will provide engineering direction and support to the Engineering teams and will also be the technical focal point for both internal and external customers.

As the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Experienced in the design of rapid turnaround, medium volume products.

Experience of using either or both 2D or 3D CAD packages (preferably AutoCAD & Solidworks).

Experience of working within a Drawing Office environment

Degree or equivalent in Engineering .

A broad understanding of medium volume manufacturing processes, materials, treatments and finishes, and their environmental implications.
Experience of designing the mechanical packaging of components for use in harsh environments.

A proven ability to support change within an organisation

Hands on experience in an engineering / manufacturing environment

As the Mechanical Design Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Technical direction of the mechanical Design team at Newmarket

Undertake mechanical Engineering tasks including conceptual and detailed designs, calculations and simulations.

Support Production Engineering in resolution of design problems
Technical review and guidance for all programme technical deliverables including proposals and bids for new opportunities.

Technical review of mechanical designs and drawings

Continuous improvement of processes and tools; support to corporate change initiatives

Keywords- Mechanical design, Avionics, Aerospace, Antenna Systems Electronics, CAD, 2D, 3D, Solidworks, AutoCAD.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Avionics, Antennas, Communication Systems - Aerospace sector.

Salary - Competitive , plus bonus and large company benefits

Location - Newmarket, Suffolk