Mechanical CAD Designer

Zoek Pin New Malden, Greater London, England

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: UK-Security Check (SC)



Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

We are seeking a Mechanical CAD Designer to support all of the Mechanical Design work on internally funded and customer funded projects, providing CAD skills coupled with Engineering experience in the delivery of designs and products for Defence surface and sub- surface boats.

Role Responsibilities

As part of the Hardware Mechanical Team and just one of many disciplines inputting information forward to the Project Manager as part of a much larger team effort where progress will be monitored by Project Controllers and Programme Managers.
Lead all design activities involved with 3D CAD Modelling from Concept, Development through Prototyping and Production by the generation of Assembly Drawings, Detail Drawings and Bill of Material (BOM) creation.
Prepare documentation for the successful delivery of design reviews in conjunction with Principal Mechanical Engineers in accordance with the programme schedule.
Ensure that all detail drawings conform to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GT&D) in accordance with BS8888.
Ensure that all changes are captured on Development Change Notes (DCN) and Production Changes Notes (CN) and implemented into the drawing set and BOM's to maintain the current status of the build standard going forward.
A high proportion of the Mechanical design work will be based around Electronic Packaging of outstations which will be situated in various parts of the boats with varying requirements.
Where appropriate undertake visits to subcontractors to agree designs or investigate any problems arising in the manufacture of the hardware.
Ensure that all work presented to Principal Engineers for approval has been checked so that approval is simplified and this will achieve minimal level of corrections.
Ensure all responsibilities are delivered in accordance with Company Standards of Conduct and contractual processes.
Have awareness of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements.
Carry out any other reasonable management requests.


Good working knowledge of Creo Elements and Windchill PDM Link
Good working knowledge of AutoCAD 2020 & Autodesk Inventor 2021 HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering Industry experience within Marine/Mechanical/Electro Mechanical/Apprenticeship
Knowledge of workshop practice.
Knowledge of manufacturing techniques.
Knowledge of engineering materials and processing. Ability to perform manual calculations.

Other requirements:

Clearance requirements: Post-holder must hold and maintain UK Government clearances where require
Looking for flexibility? Speak to us at application stage about what may be possible

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