Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


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Sector: Aerospace
Function: Product Design & Development
Contact: Jeff Lane
Phone: 01384446108
Job Ref: 67021

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer




A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join an engineering team who are working on the design and development of light helicopters for the global market. The company design, develop and manufacture their products in the UK.

With extensive financial backing and a growing order book they are seeking to grow their engineering team and require Mechanical Design Engineers to join their team. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will work with an engineering team to develop mechanical design schemes and detailed designs of various aircraft parts and assemblies.

What's in it for you?

  • An excellent opportunity to work on highly innovative projects using your skills and experience to deliver iconic aircraft to the global market
  • Exciting opportunity to work for a pioneering British owned company and share in their growing success as a fast-growing organisation
  • Work within a smaller engineering team where outstanding performance is recognised & rewarded
  • Highly competitive salary with extensive benefits

As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - you will be required to;

  • Develop mechanical design schemes and detailed designs of various aircraft parts and assemblies.
  • Carry out the design and development of systems such as landing gear, flight controls, cabin seating, engine installations or rotor systems.
  • Carrying out concept development for mechanical systems.
  • Using hand calculations, simulation methods, modelling tools and CAE tools to size, analyse and optimise system elements.
  • Carry out concept design of mechanical systems using 3D CAD.
  • Develop part and system testing plans.
  • Support in-house prototype build.

As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - you will have;

  • BSc/BEng in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven mechanical design, analysis & development experience
  • Proficient in modelling parts & assemblies in 3D CAD
  • Proficient in carrying out engineering calculations and the use of modelling and simulations software. (Mathcad, ANSYS or similar)
  • Experience in developing mechanical systems from concept to reality


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