Mechanical Design Engineer Actuation

Full Time with at least 50% onsite working – Should be able to come to site at short notice when required

An opportunity to become part of Europe’s No. 1 Missile Systems Designer, as a Mechanical Design Engineer. You will work closely with other functional teams, to develop product concepts to meet our customer’s needs. Within this role you will have the opportunity to undertake cutting-edge research of novel mechanical technologies to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
• Undertaking mechanical design tasks for actuation systems
• Managing the day to day mechanical design activities for actuation systems
• Working with cross functional teams to ensure the successful delivery of the actuation system
• Investigating and resolving design issues as they occur in the production environment and coordinating any remedial and corrective action plans.
• Providing feedback to Mechanical Design Equipment teams on issues raised to ensure continuous improvement and best practices is maintained.

Skillset/experience required:
• Experience of Creo 3D design tool an advantage.
• Knowledge of several of the following:
• Manufacturing processes
• Tolerance studies
• Environmental test
• Mass property calculations
• Material selection
• Design for Manufacture/Assembly
• Environmental Gasket Sealing
• Tooling/fixtures design
• Structural design
• Defence Standards
• Review processes
• Product Lifecycles
• Industrial validation
• Design of PCB enclosures
• An ability to work as part of a multifunctional engineering team and be able to partake in or host design reviews.
• An appreciation of other engineering areas/domains.

Hertfordshire, England, UK