Mechanical Engineer

Job title : Mechanical Engineer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Didcot
Sectors :
Salary : £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Job Reference : SYN3589_1711450862
Contact name : Layla Chehab
Contact email :

Mechanical Engineer:

  • Salary to £45k DOE
  • Standard hours Monday to Friday (40 hours per week)
  • Based close to Didcot, Oxfordshire

Our client, an innovative Design and Manufacturing business based close to Didcot, Oxfordshire are currently looking to recruit some skilled, knowledgeable, and committed Mechanical Engineers. The successful Mechanical Engineers will be tasked with developing innovative, low cost, and robust engineering solutions.

Job Description:

  • 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

Mechanical Engineer 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, RF systems engineering
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Gears, motors, or mechanisms

Desirable Experience:

  • 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
  • Knowledge of ECSS or NASA GSFC standards
  • Familiarity with RF systems engineering

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