Mechanical Design Engineers (Medium/Heavy Engineering)

Mechanical Design Engineers x 7 - medium/heavy engineering - mechanical handling - defence - strength calculations - based Bristol or Leicester - salaries 25 - 50K plus bonus and benefits

We are looking for 7 Mechanical Design Engineers who are degree qualified and have experience of working with mechanical design in a medium/heavy engineering sector

The roles of Mechanical Design Engineers (Medium/heavy
Engineering) range from the more junior positions which will require a broad interest in Engineering Technologies to the more senior position which would also require prior experience of guiding the designs of other engineers

It would be an advantage to have had experience of working in a Defence environment and/or experience of working in mechanical handling

Practical engineering skills are an added bonus as are membership of a relevant institution and the holding of or working towards Chartered or Incorporated status.

The work of the Mechanical Design Engineers (Medium/heavy
Engineering) will involve the planning, design and delivery of complex mechanical handling and weapon launch systems equipment and you may be requested to undertake concept or detailed design dependent upon the maturity of the projects underway.

You will be expected to perform work involving an independent approach, demanding originality, ingenuity and judgement and will make technical decisions and would be expected to 'own' all aspects of the design.

Day to day activities of the Mechanical Design Engineers (Medium/heavy
Engineering) will include:
* Mechanical design at system and sub-system level (including mechanisms & structures)
* Integration of hydraulic/pneumatic systems into the overall design
* Design & task estimation

In addition, the more senior Mechanical Design Engineers (Medium/heavy
Engineering) will be expected to provide leadership and guidance of engineers and senior engineers

Candidates for the positions of Mechanical Design Engineers (Medium/heavy
Engineering) will also need to have the ability to perform strength calculations for the sizing of equipment and an understanding of what can and can't be practically manufactured

You will also need to have an ability to design for Availability, Reliability & Maintainability and an appreciation of electrical/electronic (and other) control methodologies

All candidates should be capable of achieving UK Security Clearance

OTJ specialises in engineering and engineering related positions. We are currently looking for Project Managers and Engineers, designers, draughts people, Mechanical, electrical and Electronics Design engineers and draughts people, service engineers, sales engineers, avionics engineers and buyers

This vacancy is advertised by Otj Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised are those of an employment agency

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Bristol, Bath, Gloucester, Weston-Super-Mare, Newport, Leicester, Coventry, Birmingham, Nottingham, Peterborough

Salary : 25 - 50K & bonus

Date Advertised : 20 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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