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  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Worcestershire
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Negotiable
  • 00044070
  • Other Permanent Solutions Jobs
  • Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join a manufacturer of niche defence products. The position offers a competitive salary and employee benefits

The Mechanical Engineer will work as part of a team on projects ranging from design concept, demonstration, development, qualification and production, through to customer support. A methodical and organised approach to work will be essential.

The Role

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Managing design evolution to meet customer requirements
  • Responsibility for clearance of detail production drawings
  • Leading and completing DFMEA’s
  • Approving production processes and tooling
  • Demonstrating compliance with customer requirements
  • Producing and delivering formal technical presentations to the customer
  • Producing product technical specifications and detailed technical reports
  • Ensuring appropriate validation testing is carried out prior to formal qualifications.
  • Leading formal design reviews at the relevant design phases and ensuring actions are taken and completed on time
  • Leading technical investigations
  • Liaison at all levels within the business, manufacturers and suppliers
  • Arranging/managing specific trials such as structural testing, laboratory scale testing (quantitative testing of materials, etc)

The Candidate

  • HNC, HND or degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical or related Engineering discipline
  • An ability to assimilate and evaluate technical information from a wide range of disciplines
  • An ability to present complex problems clearly and logically to other specialist and non specialist engineers
  • A good understanding of DFMEA, ‘Design to Cost’ and ‘Design for Manufacture’ principles
  • Working experience within a defence related industry is desirable
  • Trials/assessment testing experience (e.g. structural testing, vibration, etc)

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