Matchtech

Assistant Lead Design Engineer - Survivability

Recruiter
Location
Weybridge
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
04 Jul 2017
Closes
01 Aug 2017
Ref
EMP387858
Contact
Abbie Awdas
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Definition of Survivability Systems: Blast-mitigating (and other) seating and armouring packages for military vehicles







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Specific Responsibilities



* Design :
* Design concept generation/design direction
* Design reviews - maintain design action logs to support/minute design reviews
* Design/drawing checking
* Ad-hoc design guidance
* Engineering Change review & checking
* Ensure you and the design engineers work to Jankel design/drawing guidelines and best practice CAD modelling
* Detailed understanding of international standards regarding design/general engineering/defence relevant to each product (there will be the opportunity to learn specialist knowledge on-the-job)
* Liaising with engineering test and analysis departments to ensure that they fully understand the product design and function
* Liaising with purchasing and workshop departments; record and deal with issues arising from the prototype process



Person Specification



Qualifications

* Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent

Experience/Knowledge

* Automotive/Aerospace/Defence engineering environments (preferred)
* Knowledge of seating systems and considerations, e.g. comfort, ergonomics, packaging, etc. (preferred)
* Design/manufacturing techniques for low/medium volume production
* Concept creation/development, detailed design (components/assemblies), and engineering drawing – at least 5 years’ experience
* Material Selection
* Structural performance assessment
* Knowledge of workshop theory and practice
* People management

Other

* Eligible for UK Security Clearance to minimum SC (‘Secret’) level.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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