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Mechanical & Component Design Engineering Specialist
We have a new and exciting role for a Mechanical and Component Design Specialist to join a global aerospace blue chip, as they continue to support the growth of their UK operations.
This global business is a major player within the international defence and aerospace sector and a company which is investing heavily into the future of aviation design. They need skilled and diligent workers to support the growth throughout the organisation.
You would be part of a new, small team, focussing on the reverse engineering and design of aircraft components. As a result, the Client needs experienced specialists in the areas of mechanical components and assemblies, as well as in hydraulic and fluid system components, in order to lead these projects.
Degree in engineering classification or equivalent years of experience. Mechanical or Aerospace engineering degree preferred.
Candidate must possess specialized experience designing mechanical components and assemblies, including latches, hinges, door mechanisms, locks, articulating bracketry, valves, pumps and/or actuators.
Bachelors Degree and minimum 12 years relevant experience.
Experience with reverse engineering strongly desired Experience with PMA or other aircraft component certification strongly desired.
Product engineering experience encompassing components of the entire life cycle concept to delivery strongly desired.
Knowledge of fluid system mechanics, including theory and equations, is a plus.
Stress analysis, strength/structural analysis and physical testing experience is a plus.
Thermal analysis, strength/structural analysis and physical testing experience is a plus.
Experience working with international teams a plus Engineering experience from within a commercial aircraft group is a plus.
Lead the reverse engineering and design of aircraft system components.
Approve designs for accuracy, functionality and manufacturability.
Present project or team status to other company teams, functions, management, and organizations, as well as customers, suppliers and other stakeholders to keep them informed of progress, help needed, and changes to plan.
Skills and Attributes:
Demonstrated understanding of general mechanical design principles, including design for manufacturing (DFM) and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
Proficiency in 3D modelling and 2D drafting (CATIA V5 experience a plus).
General understanding of aerospace material properties, including metals and plastics. Knowledge of composite materials is a plus.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
This company is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at the company. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Apply now for more details by sending your CV via the link provided and we will be in touch for a confidential discussion.