Holt Recruitment

Mechanical Design Engineer (TEW)

Mechanical Design Engineer

The company, a full system life-cycle manufacturer of secure communication systems, antennas, image technology and embedded computing are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing team in Redditch.

Their products can be found transmitting high bandwidth data across hostile terrain, enabling secure ticket sales on trains, processing colossal amounts of data or gathering scientific insight in the cold and crushing depths of the ocean floor! 


Purpose of a Mechanical Design Engineer:

You will be Reporting directly to the Head of Systems Engineering and have a background in Defence, Industrial or Aerospace

Working as a key member of the Systems Engineering Team you will be responsible for the mechanical design of solutions from the ground up, producing high quality CAD models / technical drawings and working with other departments as necessary throughout the design and development phase from concept to implementation.

This is an important position in a new team; as well as working on projects from a mechanical design perspective, there is also the potential to have direct input to the tailoring of internal processes and systems that will be developed as the Systems Engineering team grows.


Mechanical Design Engineer Key Responsibilities:

- Utilising your mechanical / electromechanical engineering experience, you will use your 3D CAD design experience to contribute to the innovation and quality of new products within the Systems Engineering Team
- Designing products for harsh environments – i.e.

shock, vibration, thermal extremes – working knowledge of Military Specifications and Standards ideal
- Evaluate and interpret project technical requirements from a mechanical design perspective to develop concept designs.
- Competent at authoring complex CAD models, drawings and assemblies using SolidWorks CAD tool.

Ideally competent at analysis and understands Finite Element Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Competent at creating drawings, all dimensioning, applying linear and geometric tolerances.
- Knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, processes, and standards.
- Thorough understanding of Design for Manufacturability and Design for Assembly
- Understands the mechanical aspects of working with designs containing connector systems, harnesses, PCBs, and mechanical design for EMC.
- Understanding of electrical wiring and schematics
- Understanding of designing for longevity and useability / through-life support, for example consideration of Human Factors and Integrated Logistics Support requirements
- Understand the need for configuration control, change management and security marking aspects of all types of documentation and drawings.
- Experienced in managing own work and able to prioritise tasks to meet milestones.
- Knowledge of Project, Systems Engineering and Business lifecycles, with an understanding of Engineering activities at each stage of the lifecycle
- Knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, processes, and standards.


Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

- Good attention to detail, conscientious, and takes pride in work output.
- Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative.
- Having a flexible and adaptable approach
- Curious - inquisitive and open minded, seeks out evolving and innovative ways to add value.
- Collaborative - Able to work effectively and inclusively with a range of people.
- Driven to deliver - Determined and resourceful to deliver the best results for the business.
- Seeks learning and development opportunities - Takes the opportunity to acquire, the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be fully competent in job role.
- Fully conversant with Microsoft Office Suite
- Due to the nature of the work carried out, all applicants must be eligible for SC Clearance


Mechanical Design Engineer Benefits:

- 26 days holiday plus Bank Holidays increasing upon length of service.
- Discretionary annual bonus
- Pension – 5% employee, 4% employer (salary sacrifice)
- Development opportunities relevant to your role
- Enrolled in Employee Share Scheme following 12 months service.
- Access to Westfield Healthcare scheme
- Cycle to work scheme.
- EV scheme.


What Next?

Mechanical Design Engineer's please apply - if you have any questions please contact me on liam.nother@holtengineering.co.uk 

  • Start: 25/03/2024
  • Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Location: Tewkesbury,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Holt Recruitment
  • Contact: Liam Nother
  • Tel: 44 (0)1202 237383
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: V-58050
  • Posted: 2024-03-25 14:36:07 -

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