Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    Defence, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    over 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - £neg / hr - Contract 6 months - Bristol
Key Words / Skills: Mechanical Engineer, Weapons Handling, Hydraulic, Submarine, Pneumatic,NX4, 3D, Fluid Power Systems, Marine, Defence, Security Clearance

The Role:
Our client is a major supplier to the UK and international naval / maritime defence organisations.
They are looking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on contract in Bristol.
As the Senior Engineer you will be part of a team responsible for the delivery of naval hydraulic/pneumatic design solutions, specifically within weapon launch systems for submarine application.
Working within the WLS design team, creating system designs and component / supplier selections. 
Ensuring that designs are compliant to requirements including setting to work on submarines. 
Ensuring common design approach and maximum commonalities of systems / components within new product design. 
Checking and approving design documentation, drawings, calculations and supporting formal design reviews. 

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5 years+ experience within the mechanical industry sector.
You should have hydraulic / pneumatic experience.
Component design ideally with NX4, 3D CAD.
You will be qualified to degree / chartered status.
If you have a naval / maritime / defence background, that would be advantageous.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker

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