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Project Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH111586
  • Location: England, Worcestershire
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering, Defence
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 14/08/2017
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Essential Details

Job Title: Project Engineer
Salary: up to £45,000 p.a + benefits
Location: Worcestershire
Industry: Defence

Job Summary

This is a challenging position for an aspiring Mechanical Engineer to move into a lead role. You will be tasked with overseeing a small team of Mechanical Engineers through the full life cycle design process whilst adhering to BS8888.

As a senior member of the team you will also act as the technical point of contact for all of my client's customers.


*Manage/lead the full life cycle design process to meet the customers specifications conforming to BS8888
*Lead and complete DFMEAs
*Introduce new processes and tooling
*Conduct reviews on structural, thermal and ballistic performance
*Write and deliver formal presentations to the customer
*Produce technical specifications and detailed technical reports
*Be the designated technical point of contact for my clients prime contractor clients
*Arrange trials for multiple tests


*Degree in a relevant field such as Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
*Sound Engineering background with a focus on Mechanical but a knowledge of multiple materials: metals, polymers; manufacturing techniques; stress and thermal
*Confident at communicating with all levels of seniority both internally and externally
*Confident at presenting to corporate clients/customers
*Have prior Lead Engineer experience
*Come from a safety critical background such as Defence, Aerospace or Automotive - Essential
*Knowledge of BS8888 or similar - essential
*A good understanding of "design for manufacture" or "design for cost" principles
*Have trials/testing experience such as structural testing or vibration

If you are interested in being considered for the aforementioned Project Engineer vacancy then please do submit an application.

**Please note that this will be a lead role with minimal hands on design experience.**

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.