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Date Added: Tue 24/01/2023

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Reading, RG2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55000 - £65000/annum negotiable for right experience

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be supporting the development and qualification of propulsion products (subsystems and components) throughout their lifecycle.

As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer you will be analysing, designing, integrating, and testing, with strong focus on structural and thermal analysis.

As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer you be working with a multi-disciplinary team of passionate engineers.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include

* Managing the mechanical and thermal design

* Being the Mechanical and Thermal subject matter expert.

* Work alongside engineering team to resolve technical problems

Experience required

* Considerable commercial experience in the space industry

* Experience in mechanical design of components and subsystems for space applications, including manufacturing and assembly, material selection, etc.

* Experience in structural analysis (pressure, vibration, quasi-static, shock) and modelling of components and subsystems.

* Experience of producing manufacturing drawings for suppliers and manufacturing/assembly instructions for in-house assembly.

* A good understanding of thermal fundamental principles and ability in modelling thermal systems, including transient processes.

* Experience in CAD, preferably in CREO or SolidWorks

* Experience using analysis software like ANSYS, Nastran or ESATAN (but not limited to these).

* Ability to derive mechanical and thermal requirements and constraints

Rewards/Benefits include

* Competitive base salary

* 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday

* Hybrid / Flexible working

* 5% Pension contribution


Our client is a growing innovative technologies company with offices in UK and EU, who are involved in the design, development, verification, build, test, and operation of its space-borne subsystems for Small Satellites & In-Orbit Servicing.

Mechanical Engineer | Propulsion | Thermal | CAD | Mechanical Design | Mechanical Assembly | Mechanical Integration | Mechanical Testing | Manufacturing drawings | Solidworks | Nastran | Ansys |

Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment
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