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Mechanical Design Engineer


Job Description:


To produce design schemes and detail drawings that meet company, regulatory and customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design and detail modeling of a variety of suite components in order to meet programme requirements.
  • Produce designs to meet specified cost/weight targets.
  • Design Engineers will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers.
  • Participate in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process.
  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element.
  • Ensure the successful integration of each design element within the product as a whole.
  • Check engineering packages.
  • Participate in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA).
  • Follow and contribute to the development of the Best Practice guidelines.
  • From time to time, Design Engineers must be prepared to undertake tasks outside of their normal duties as requested by their immediate supervisors.

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum HNC in a Mechanical Engineering related field.
  • Proven track record in Mechanical Design Engineering within a regulated environment such as Aerospace or Automotive. Previous experience of the aircraft interiors and/or seating with be a distinct advantage.
  • Solid 3D CAD skills using CATIA V5 is essential.
  • Competent user of MS Office packages.
  • Understanding of the effective application of tolerances and a working knowledge of manufacturing processes such as:
    • Machining
    • Casting,
    • Vacuum forming
    • Injection moulding
    • Composite materials
    • Trim and finish
    • An understanding of the selection of appropriate hardware (fasteners etc)
    • Protective treatments
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with little supervision.
  • Solid planning and organisation skills.
  • Ability to deliver to demanding deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships within and across departments
  • Effective team player.

This contract role has been deemed inside IR35 so only contracts PAYE or via an umbrella company can be considered. Rates of pay are either:

  • PAYE: £23.82/hr plus holiday pay
  • UMB: £32.00/hr

However, paying NET through a Ltd company (known as Deemed Ltd) can also be considered and discussed on application if preferred over PAYE/UMB.

Please do not apply if you are only interested in an outside IR35 contract.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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