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Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer (BBBH15304) Didcot, England

Our client has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join them on a permanent basis. As the Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for developing innovative, low cost and robust engineering solutions enabling the remote deployment of structures and antennas by undertaking all aspects of mechanical engineering surrounding the design, development and production.

Role: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Oxfordshire
Hours: Full Time, Monday to Friday
Salary: Discussed Upon Application

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with our customers to understand their requirements and use your expertise to identify any impact on designs and resolve technical issues/requirements pragmatically and efficiently
  • Design lightweight, robust, low cost, stowage efficient mechanisms to support structures deployment and operations in Space.
  • Carry out detailed reviews to test and prove the robustness of the design in all anticipated situations
  • Comply with and work toward meeting requirements according to the TRS and the DDVP
  • Manage and maintain the design configuration of designs produced
  • Provide technical expertise and support to procurement, assembly, and test activities
  • Support bids and proposals with the Business Development team as and when required
  • Represent the project team at meetings where various stakeholders are present
  • Producing, compiling, and presenting technical content at project meetings including customer facing and to external stakeholders where required

Essential Requirements:

  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Science subject
  • A good understanding of one of the following disciplines and familiarity with the rest: mechanical, thermal, electrical systems, systems engineering
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Gears, motors, or mechanisms
  • Excellent communication skills and proficient with MS Office, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel.
  • Excellent team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Proactive and innovative approach to problem solving presenting findings and solutions
  • Ability to plan and organise workload across multiple projects ensuring deadlines are met
  • Quality mindset with excellent attention to detail

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with software packages for mechanical design and/or structural analysis,thermal analysis and mathematical modelling e.g. SW professional, FEMAP, NASTRAN,ADAMS, Matlab etc
  • Experience in a similar role within a regulated industry (Space, Nuclear, Aerospace,Automotive)
  • Familiarity with RF systems engineering
  • UK Government National Security Vetting to SC (Security Check) or DV (Developed Vetting) level or willing to apply for this vetting


  • 28 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Yearly Bonus
  • Pension Contributions
  • EAP Assistance
  • Discounted Gym Membership

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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