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Mechanical Engineer (Weapons) - Southend on Sea £35K + benefits

  • Salary: Up to £35000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 23/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90882

Mechanical Engineer - Weapons - £35,000 + benefits - Southend on Sea

A leading defence and security consultancy are looking to bring in an experienced mechanical engineer (weapons) to join their Weapons Science team in Shoeburyness.
This is a key role and the job holder is expected to support the winning and delivery of work programmes, and develop customer relationships within UK MoD. The role involves leading munitions breakdown tasks to complete the disassembly of a variety of munitions, with a particularly focus on the engineering aspects.
It is likely that the successful candidate will have an engineering background that will be supplemented with training to develop the weapons knowledge required to fulfil the role.

Experience and skills required:
* Good practical engineering skills (mechanical)
* Hands on using a spanner
* Hands on engineering work
* Element of reverse engineering
* Taking things apart analytically look at problems and
* Mechanical engineering
* Reading drawings and understanding design
* Understand asset of the drawing pad
* Many industries suitable
* Maritime, automotive - component level engineering
* Understanding of design
* Working closely with team safety critical aspect

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious organisation who will enable you to work on exciting, cutting edge and solution based portfolio of projects and programmes - making a difference for their mission critical clients.
You will be provided with fantastic career opportunities and the ability to work on a spectrum of next generation scientific projects.
If you would like to apply for the position in confidence please click the apply button or email your CV to Tara Bidar -

Please note candidates must be eligible to undergo Security Clearance and Developed Vetting procedures.

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