Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer
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Job Reference: J0014162
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire
Term: Contract

About the Company:

Working for one of the world’s largest, privately- owned aerospace and defence companies, Our client is now looking for a contract Mechanical Design Engineer.
Delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea the company was established more than 100 years ago, have more than 6,000 employees and an annual turnover of around £2.7 billion. They specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice.

An exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic engineer to complement the existing Advanced Composites team.

This is a short term role supporting the work undertaken at Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, while the majority of the role can be completed remotely, there may be a few occasions where travel to site is required, please be assured government restrictions regarding COVID will be strictly adhered too onsite.

Working collaboratively with the existing engineering team your specialist knowledge, technical expertise and theoretical understanding together with your innovative approach will be fundamental in the ability to meet their customer requirements and allow them to create bespoke solutions to their needs, while achieving the business requirements in terms of cost, timescales and manufacturability

The post holder will:-

•Take a pragmatic approach to problem solving, which will involve developing new concepts or techniques in the composite marine environment

The main tasks will be:-

•To design composite products for marine application using CATIA v5
•To communicate effectively with internal and external parties to encourage an integrated and collaborative approach.
•To work to agreed budgets, timescales and parameters.


•Degree level education in Engineering subject or equivalent is preferred, however we would welcome candidates who can demonstrate a background in the design of fibre-reinforced composite structures.

Technical Competencies and experience:

•Experienced designer using CATIA v5
•Experienced in using a product lifecycle management system
•Experienced in geometric tolerancing
•Experienced in designing marine composite products using dry fibre and resin infusion
•Experienced in composite tool design and manufacture
•Experienced in designing for manufacture and preparation of process plans
•Confidence to present solutions internally and externally at design reviews

Aeropeople’s expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.
During registration, please let us know where you are currently located or which locations you would consider taking a position in, required salary and notice period.

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