Mechanical Design Engineer- Contractor

Mechanical Design Engineer- Contractor

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer- Contractor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bedfordshire, E. of England, England
Salary: Up to £47.00 per hour
Reference: BBBH6796_1568129239
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2019 16:27

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer - Contractor

Day Shift

£47.00 per hour


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a number of experienced Mechanical Design Engineers to join a successful Aerospace company in Bedford, on a contractor basis.

Working as part of the Mechanical Design Office team, the role of Mechanical Design Engineer will be to provide input into all phases of the design process. This may include, design specification preparation, survey work, model creation and production of drawings for manufacture and installation support. The designs produced shall be of a standard that can be manufactured, installed and, where necessary, certified. Working closely with multi-discipline engineering teams and Reporting to the Chief Mechanical Designer for the quality and integrity of work.

Key responsibilities of Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Produce high integrity programme deliverables (concept schemes. detail drawings, assembly drawings, parts list etc)
  • Ensure design work undertaken is conducted and executed in accordance with the company's procedures, design standard practices and in compliance with BS8888 and ISO 9001
  • Interact with internal departments to ensure effective and efficient specification and development of drawings & design specifications
  • Actively contribute in problem solving activities throughout the design, manufacturing, qualification and 'in service' phases of the programme
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers to resolve product design issues
  • Satisfy project and specification requirements while maximising the application of standard concepts and keeping the design for manufacture and installation as a critical aspect in mind
  • Plan, forecast and release of detailed documentation for reviews to meet or exceed programme schedule

Key Requirements Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Mechanical/design engineering degree preferable
  • Demonstrable ability to use CATIA V5 (solid models / basic surfacing / drafting)
  • Driving licence required
  • Aerospace/Aviation Industry - Working knowledge of airframe and mechanical structures and mechanical aspects of electrical/avionic equipment installations
  • Working knowledge/understanding of manufacturing processes (sheet metal, machining and composites) and design for manufacture and assembly
  • Working knowledge/understanding of application of Geometric Dimension & Tolerance Techniques (BS8888)
  • Ability to utilise CATIA V5 solid modelling and surfacing techniques to produce detail part and assembly designs and the production of the associated manufacturing drawings.

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