Senior Engineer – Mechanical Engineering (Propulsion)-00111637

Aeropeople Ltd Live
3rd May 2024
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Job Title: Senior Engineer- Mechanical (Propulsion)
Salary:up to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Location: Barrow in Furness or Bristol (hybrid)

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Senior Engineer- Mechanical (Propulsion). This role can be based in Bristol or Barrow in Furness and hybrid working is available- individual circumstances will be discussed. Flexible working hours are also available.
They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
As a part of the Propulsion team, you will be involved in the design and development of the propulsion plant across all major systems and equipment alongside specifying and supporting the procurement of all propulsion equipment.
This role provides a unique opportunity to be involved at the early stages of design, helping to shape and drive the design forward. You will be working with a broad range of key stakeholders including the MoD and, with an expanding team, there will be clear opportunities for career progression. Experience in industries such as Maritime, Defence, Aerospace, Oil and Gas or Nuclear could be beneficial for this role.

Main Responsibilities:

• Support the design of systems, sub-systems and equipment for the next generation Royal Navy submarines
• Undertake functional design activities, modelling and analysis
• Produce design documentation, Verification & Validation evidence and safety justifications
• Support specification qualification and procurement of components, working collaboratively with suppliers
• Undertake peer reviews / checking to support engineering governance activities

• Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined
• Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times
• 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years' service/ 27 days after 10 years' service
• Shared Incentive Plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

• Experience with rotating machinery design and specification - Gearing, Shafts, Bearings and couplings (electrical machine experience also desirable) OR Experience with fluid systems design - Compressible and/or Incompressible Fluid Systems, Thermo-dynamics, Heat Transfer, Pumps and Control Valves
• Experience with pressure vessel design - pressure piping and vessels to internationally recognised standards (ASME BPVC, PD 5500, EN 13445 etc.)
• Familiarity with engineering lifecycle through concept design, detailed design, manufacture, test & commissioning, operation and disposal
• Chartered engineer or working towards professional accreditation

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

About Aeropeople:
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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.

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