Mechanical Design Engineer


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Aerospace / Avionics
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

The Company:

They are specialists in bespoke hybrid power systems for Aerospace and Defence and are looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to work at its facility in Bangor, North Wales.

Working on a number of really exciting Hybrid electric aircraft programs with global aerospace and defence manufacturers. The projects aim to improve flight safety, improve efficiency of aircraft and ultimately our ambition is to be a major driver behind the proliferation of this technology.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:


The role will primarily be focused on design using CAD packages in both 3D and 2D. The individual will need to be able to work with Solid Edge though users of similar 3D CAD packages will be considered i.e. SolidWorks, Inventor etc.

The designs will have to be proven to be fit for purpose and comply with customer specifications. This may require the individual to carry out hand calculations and use of FEA during the design phase of a project. The individual must be comfortable in liaising with external contractors and demonstrate and understanding of:


  • Materials.
  • FEA.
  • Stress Analysis.


The extent of your duties will include:


  • Support a diverse team within a demanding environment.
  • Design, develop and engineer high quality models using 3D and 2D CAD tools.
  • Produce CAD designs that meet targets for feasibility, performance, costs, quality, safety, legislation and timing.
  • Interact with customers, subcontractors and manufacturing department to obtain critical design information necessary to complete projects within intended time frame.
  • Develop and prepare engineering drawings, plans, diagrams or layouts from sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.
  • Attend design / conference call meetings as and when required.
  • Write technical documents to support designs and / or as part of a regulatory submission.


Skills and Qualifications:


  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum 2:1 Bachelor / Masters Degree in Mechanical / Aerospace Engineering or similar.

To perform well in the role, you will need to have strong communication skills and the ability to mediate technical discussion. You will have a questioning attitude and will be able to demonstrate leadership and decision-making skills in a complex environment.


The company is located in Bangor, North Wales near to the Snowdonia Mountain range and close to the coast.


In return the company is offering a Competitive Salary of £32,000 - £45,000 Per Annum, Depending on Experience.


If you feel that you have the relative skills/attributes to fulfil this role then please apply now!

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