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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 16/03/2018
  • Job reference: J381355A

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Competitive Salary

Excellent Benefits

Permanent, Full-time

Ashton House, Bristol

I am recruiting a Mechanical Design Engineer to join an Engineering Team working within the Defence sector on behalf of a global market leading engineering company that undertakes critical engineering work worldwide.

If you are an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer, this is a perfect opportunity for you to develop into a key member of the Engineering Team and develop designs for mechanical handling equipment on submarines. Due to the nature of the projects, the role will require a high level of mechanical design expertise as well as a good understanding of concept, review design, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Main purpose of role:

  • Identifying design requirements and acceptance.
  • Defining the design solution through 3D models, bill of materials data and supporting documentation.
  • Conducting design assurance activities to minimise technical risks, including scoping stress analysis, tolerance stack ups and interface management.
  • Capturing design intent in "design set out" drawings and supporting documentation.
  • Preparing information for, and presenting at, design reviews with specialist functions (such as manufacturing, safety) and chief engineers.
  • Responsibility for time management to ensure work is conducted within agreed timescales and budgets.

Ideal requirements:

  • Either a relevant HNC/HND qualification or first/further degree.
  • Extensive 3D office design experience.
  • To hold or be eligible to hold, Chartered Engineer status.
  • An excellent, positive, attitude and work ethic.
  • Suitable for SC clearance.

If you believe that you have the right skills and are motivated to progress your career with a global market leading engineering company, please contact Gemma Rogan on 0117 9309 739 or email

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