IC Resources Ltd

Mechanical Engineer

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Oct 2018
Ref
JO-1809-134866
Contact
Brett Lofthouse
Job Function
Design
Specialist Area
Hardware, Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I'm recruiting for a mechanical engineer to work in the military/aerospace market for a company who are continuing to expand. You will be designing high end ruggedized electronic products mainly for the defence sector. The role is open to a raw graduates through to seasoned professionals. If you're a new graduate you will need to be a good problem solver, bright, enterprising, be able to express your opinion and be a self-starter. For experienced engineers will be able to meet the key responsibilities below, being able to design, test and analyse.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design of leading edge Mechanical components for Electronic assemblies used in the Defence arena
  • Perform Thermal & Structural analysis on designs
  • Generate design drawings, documentation, and reports
  • Participate in design and functional specification reviews and provide feedback
  • Ensure mechanical designs meet quality and design criteria
  • Work closely with hardware & manufacturing engineers to ensure design is optimised
  • Work in dynamic team development environment, using agile methodologies
  • Perform all aspects of mechanical development life cycle - from requirements capture through to customer support
  • Collaborate with the global mechanical engineer team members
  • Achieve high quality deliverables by adhering to best practices and agreed procedures
  • Assist Design/Production/QA where required to resolve issues

Qualifications/Requirements

  • New graduate to extensive experience.
  • Candidate will have knowledge of Solidworks 3d CAD software and structural FEA.
  • Candidate will be a Mechanical graduate with a minimum of 2:1 Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent and experience in Thermal & Stress analysis
  • Candidate will have a broad knowledge of various methods of manufacture such as casting, machining, extruding etc.
  • Six sigma/ statistical analysis/ FMEA skills are desired but not critical
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Self-motivated with minimal guidance to achieve results
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Encourages feedback from mentors and learns from it


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