Senior Mechanical Engineer- 00115780

Aeropeople Ltd Live
8th May 2024
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Salary:up to £55,200 per annum dependent upon experience
Location: Portsmouth

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Senior Mechanical Engineer. The role will be based in Portsmouth but offers the opportunity for hybrid working and flexible working hours. The expectation is to be on site 2 days per week and remote working 3 days per week.
They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
You will be joining the Underwater Weapons Mechanical team where their rich underwater weapons heritage and vast experience, together with their constantly developing technology and expertise, enables them to provide a world-class service. They provide and maintain cutting edge underwater capability, value for money solutions that have been proven time and again in extreme environments and harsh operational conditions.
As the UK's largest concentration of specialist Underwater Weapons design and development engineers, they offer a unique infrastructure, with the expertise, tools, and facilities to design and develop Underwater Weapons in a safe and secure environment.

Main Responsibilities:

• Responsible for designing and developing key Mechanical systems within the Underwater Weapons sector
• Providing technical engineering support and guidance to mechanical engineering design activities for new and legacy products
• Undertaking functional design and/or providing qualification and evidence for acceptance, fitness for purpose, regulatory & legislative requirements, and safety
• Providing assurance that the design is adequate i.e., it is robust, and provide supporting documentation for the safety case
• Contributing to and leading design review discussions/meetings
• Assisting Engineering Governance and Requirements Capture activities
• Taking part in supplier/stakeholder meetings
• Supporting the development of other early careers engineers within the discipline

• 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 (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

• Have a detailed understanding of the principles and approaches underpinning mechanical engineering design and development. Will have an understanding, knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering design and development of systems, sub-systems, assemblies and components
• Strongly desirable to have experience in one of the following: Thermal Systems, Fluid Systems, HP Systems, Computational Fluid Dynamics
• Requires excellent communication and diplomacy skills; must understand technical instructions and be able to communicate technical information to others
• Typically, be at CEng level (or equivalent level of capability) or in the final stages of achieving CEng status

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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