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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH117295
  • Location: England, Hampshire
  • Sector: Mechanical Design and Systems, Aerospace
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 27/11/2017
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Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Location: Hampshire

This is an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with a safety critical background to design bespoke electronic packaging solutions for a whole range of avionic instruments for some of the world's most prestigious aircraft.

You will be working through the full product development life cycle from concept through to manufacture.


*Design electronic packaging solutions for a range of avionic instruments that include densely populated circuit boards digital and analogue busses.
*Work through the full design life cycle from concept through to manufacture
*Be a crucial member of a multi-skilled team that includes hardware, systems and embedded software engineers
*Design solutions using both 3D and 2D CAD systems
*Ensure that new designs meet cost, quality and performance targets


*Extensive mechanical design skills - specifically for electronic packaging
*Experience in 3D and 2D CAD Systems.
*Experience in producing an optimised design using FEA,
*DFM, DFA, DFT, and trade study techniques.
*Experience of Mechanical parts, sub-assembly's and general assemblies, to meet cost, quality, and functional performance targets, using different manufacturing techniques.
*Experience in conveying design schemes, to colleagues, other departments and supporting formal design reviews
*Experience in Thermal, Vibration and Stress analysis.
*Experience of configuration control.
*Experience in compiling and maintaining bills of Materials.

*Knowledge of Avionic systems
*Ability to define and implement appropriate formal design methodology.
*Experience of the complete design cycle form interpretation of the requirements through design analysis, development, and verification.
*Undertake risk assessments of the mechanical design
*Knowledge of Hardware qualification practices and procedures to RTCA/DO-160, MIL-
*STD461/-462, 704 and 810.
*Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD Software tools
*Able to demonstrate an understanding of priorities management
*Previous experience of using Catia V5

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned Senior Mechanical Design Engineer vacancy then please do submit an application.

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