Senior Mechanical Designer

Senior Mechanical Designer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £28 - £34 per hour
Start Date: 2020-01-01
Reference: J140855
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2019 15:59

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our busy client in Southampton. If you are looking for a new role and have a vast background in the Aerospace industry, then this could be the next move you've been looking for!
The purpose of this role is to provide design leadership and/ or work as a part of a team on allocated jobs with focus on both detail and installation design.
Role Description:
•Preparation of schemes, details and assembly drawings etc aircraft modifications or projects arising from Customer specifications or approved Research and Development tasks
•Liaison with other technical specialisations with the Design Office in order to produce coherent and comprehensive design solutions and packages.
•To assist in the training of junior personnel within the department, as requested.
•Deal with engineering problems and provide acceptable solutions, in accordance with Design Office procedures.
•To analyse and decide on courses of action for DQFs, NCRs, Production Permits and Concessions relating to mechanical engineering.
•Inform equipment suppliers by means of Design Specifications or correspondence of new equipment requirements.
•To work in close co-operation with Production Engineering and Production Departments to ensure smooth implementation of design requirements.
•To provide technical support to the buying department by providing buying lists and approving alternative parts.
•To represent mechanical design at meetings as required by the Head of Technical Projects.
•To undertake any special tasks as directed by the Head of Technical Projects or Technical Director.
•Supervision of specific projects, designers and sub-contractors.
•To ensure they do not endanger themselves or others using unsafe working practices.
•To undertake training as appropriate in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.
Key Skills:
•CAD- 2D
•CAD - 3D Solid Works
•Ability to communicate effectively and clearly to a wide range of people at all levels within the business
•Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
•Able to remain flexible to meet the wider demands of an expanding business
•Design check signatory - either capable of becoming a Design Check Signatory
Education and Qualifications:
•Degree / HND / HNC in related engineering subject
•Engineering apprenticeship in aircraft or similar allied industries
•CAD Training
Key Words: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Islanders, Defenders, Signatory, CAD 2D/ 3D

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