Test Equipment Mechanical Design Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6991 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024
Test Equipment Mechanical Design Engineer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up to £42,000 depending on experience 
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Typically for this role, you will work 1-2 days a week on-site.
The Test Equipment Mechanical Design Engineer role:
We are looking for an experienced mechanical design engineer to take ownership of the design of mechanical fixtures, jigs and electronic enclosures in collaboration with our Hardware design engineers within our Test Equipment Department.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working across the Company’s whole product range and be involved with a variety of sub-systems and centres of excellence across the development life cycle.
Working in an established team, you will develop designs in line with requirements, to company and external standards (ISO 2768 & BS8888). Conducting peer and design reviews, ensuring design for manufacture and design for test is considered.
You will provide technical guidance to peers within test equipment and to equipment project managers.  Making good use of your problem-solving skills, you will work closely with our manufacturing and hardware design engineers to investigate and rectify faults.   You will need to maintain accurate design records and make use of our company document database (Windchill/MatriX)
Test Equipment Mechanical Design Engineer required:
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an exceptional eye for detail.
  • Experience in creating and using technical documentation, Models and Drawings.
  • Significant experience in the product life cycle (Development through to Manufacture).
  • Relevant 3D CAD/CAE (ProEngineer / CREO / Windchill) experience. (Other CAD Packages such as Solidworks / Solidedge will be considered).
  • An understanding of Manufacturing processes, design for EMC, Material Selection, Tolerance Studies.  
  • Proficient at managing multiple small projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in harness design is preferable
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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