Mechanical Design Engineer


Industry: Marine

Location: Fareham

Hours per week: 40.00

Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00

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Mechanical Design Engineer required
Fareham area
Up to 35K

Our client is providing engineering solutions and products in the fields of blast and ballistic protection, vehicle modification, containerised systems and training and simulation devices.
Key Responsibilities
• To advance the goals of the company by producing innovative, exciting and rigorous designs.
• To translate designs into concise and clear workshop and supplier drawings with consideration of the manufacturing process.
• To provide technical advice to tender process including the preparation of specifications, costing and plans based on the customer requirements and expectations.
• To participate in regular design reviews.
• To participate in technical liaison with customers, suppliers and internal teams to ensure that the customer's requirements are met.
• To conduct feasibility studies and engineering assessments.
• To provide technical support to the operations department.
• To develop knowledge and skills within the team.
• To understand health and safety requirements.
• To participate in the performance review process and identify development areas and strengths.
• To participate in continuous professional development.

Key Competencies
• Passionate about Engineering and driven to produce elegant, simple and robust designs based on a strong analytical approach?
• Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to communicate and work with people at all levels.
• Enthusiastic about technology; creative and innovative.
• Self confident and assertive.
• Sound judgment and decision making ability.
• Ability to organise and prioritise a number of projects simultaneously.
• Ability to understand a customer’s requirements and to build good relationships.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
• A degree qualification (or equivalent experience) in mechanical engineering.
• Highly proficient in the use of Solidworks.
• Confident application of classic mechanical engineering fundamentals including mechanics & materials. Proficient in the use of simulation techniques, preferably Solidworks Simulation FEA.
• Design of steel and aluminium structures using a variety of jointing techniques
• Experience of integrating electrical, and mechanical systems.
• Skilled in preparing technical reports and presentations for customers.
• Experience of working within an ISO 9001 organisation.

• 5 to 7 years’ experience of engineering design and development.
• Must be eligible for UK security clearance.

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