Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-713S
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2018
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: £35,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
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  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer


Our client are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to work as part of the Structures & Sub-Systems Integration Engineering team. You will provide technical direction and decision making in support of project delivery and manage internal and external resources to successfully deliver allocated projects, through requirements definition, analysis, design, development and qualification. Further, you will ensure project compliance with internal processes, regulatory and legislative requirements. This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset with a competitive salary and excellent benefits.


As a Mechanical Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent

Experience in mechanics and product design

Knowledge of mechanical drawing requirements and an ability relate them to build process

Knowledge of the principles of fabrication and assembly processes of metallic components

Understanding of metallic materials and processes

Understanding of composite materials and processes desirable

Understanding of design and/or stress methodologies desirable but not essential

Confident analytical problem solver with excellent communication skills

Motivated individual capable of managing several tasks concurrently


As a Mechanical Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Define and lead analyses in support of product design

Lead integration design to achieve optimal balance between design requirements such as performance, mass, centre of gravity, safety, maintainability and cost

Manage requirements verification throughout project execution to successfully demonstrate compliance

Work with programme management to ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with technical, cost and schedule requirements

Manage technical risks

Manage external suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed processes and achievement of project objectives. This will include UK and overseas visits

Manage concessions ensuring delivery of technically sound product and working with other departments to ensure product improvement is assured

Cooperate proactively with other departments


Mechanical Engineer

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset

Salary:  Competitive and excellent benefits