Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Portsmouth

Maritime Services

Engineering

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Broad Oak. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Circa £50,000, depending on skills and experience

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with Mechanical Engineers to develop mechanical interfaces to the combat system hardware design solution
  • Developing Mechanical engineering design solutions across the full Engineering Lifecycle, applying best practice and Design for Manufacture principles
  • Specifying/defining materials, tolerances, finishes, strengths, and weights of components
  • Substantiating the integrity and performance of new designs within their operating environments
  • Creating and compiling data packs to support build to print manufacture, including detailed manufacturing drawing & BoM development

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Experienced Mechanical/Design Engineer, preferably with significant demonstrable experience of developing and delivering novel electro-mechanical solutions
  • Highly proficient in 3D CAD and PLM, preferably Autodesk Inventor and Vault
  • Experience of design for manufacture (conventional metal working processes) and application to design process
  • Experience of manufacture processes and inherent design limitations/considerations (i.e., machining, sheet metal work)
  • Experience of designing challenging technical solutions to detailed requirements

Desirable:

  • Qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in relevant engineering
  • Experience in packaging COTs electronics, data centres and/or rack installation on ships/rugged installations
  • Experience of designing products in a highly regulated industry sector
  • Experience of all phases of the engineering lifecycle and configuration control systems
  • Experience of undertaking peer reviews and presenting to design review panels

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Electrical Hardware team:

EPG-Electrical Hardware is a small team of dynamic and highly capable engineers and project professionals who develop mechanical engineering design solutions across the full engineering lifecycle, applying best practice and design for manufacture principles.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 25th July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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