Mechanical Engineer - Kidderminster

11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Our client, a manufacturer of niche defence products, is seeking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to join their UK Operation.

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.

Key Responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer will include:

* 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)

Key Skills and Requirements for the Mechanical Engineer:

* HNC, HND or degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical or related Engineering discipline
* Excellent understanding of engineering and manufacturing techniques
* An ability to assimilate and evaluate technical information from a wide range of disciplines
* Attention to detail
* 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
* Excellent document/report writing skills.
* Working within a defence related industry
* Trials/assessment testing experience (e.g. structural testing, vibration, etc)

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Sarah Davies

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