Mechanical Engineer - Kidderminster

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Sep 2017
Closes
23 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

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.