Mechanical Draughtsman

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    Salisbury, Wiltshire

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    James Doherty

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Purpose of Job:

Part of a design team who provide support to the LTPA investments team, working closely with manufacturing and subject matter experts in a collaborative manner to develop airworthy designs from concept to manufacturing drawings.

Reporting relationships: Responsible directly to the Mechanical Design Team Leader.

Specific Responsibilities:
* Understand the customer requirements.
* Develop design solutions.
* Use of CAD design tools.
* 3D modelling.
* Produce engineering drawings for manufacture, installation.
* Preparations of presentations for Design Reviews and meetings.
* Complete tasks to time, quality and budget.
* Delivery of design solutions in line with project requirements.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:
* Proven record in Mechanical and constructive design.
* Experienced in Solidworks would be an advantage.
* Knowledge of composite manufacturing techniques would be an advantage.
* An appreciation of other disciplines.
* Able to think conceptually and translate into viable technical solutions.
* Make reliable and consistent judgements under minimal supervision.
* Sound planning and organisation skills.

* Develop
* Working to deadlines
* Continuous improvement - adaptive to change
Behavioural requirements:
* Maintain QinetiQ Values and Behaviours
* Team Player
* Customer focussed
* Good Communicator
* Flexibility
* Clear thinking and adaptable