Senior Mechanical Engineer
Farnborough, United Kingdom
14h ago

Description of the job :

Working as part of the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Engineering Team (TUMZE), contributing to the ongoing performance improvements of the world record breaking Zephyr Platform.

You will be focussed on the design improvements to the extremely lightweight structure can persistent flight in the stratosphere.

Task & accountabilities :

Working with Systems Design Authority you will help build

  • Optimising mechanical design of structure, payload and support equipment on the Zephyr platform
  • Develop solutions meeting system requirements
  • Presenting design solutions to design reviews
  • Partnering with production teams with a focus on design for manufacture
  • Completion of designs including creation of CAD modelling
  • You will report to the Head of Engineering

    Required skills :

    You will have experience in the aerospace industry with either a degree in Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering, or equivalent experience.

    You will have experience including the following :

    Interpret system technical requirements into a finalised design and product

    Knowledge of composite fabrication techniques

    In-depth knowledge of drawing standards specifically technical product specification BS8888

    Cad modelling experience using Solid Works, including BOM management and Product Data Management

    Experience performing Mechanical Analysis from hand calculations to basic Finite Element Analysis to provide comparative performance metrics to evolve the design (rather than absolute values)

    Hands-on, practical capability to perform assembly and testing

    Experience performing simulation and analysis with Matlab or Simulink

    Enough experience to provide sound mechanical advice and mentorship to other engineers

    Track record of Space / Aerospace industry

    Experience of managing project work packages to tight timescales throughout the full life cycle of a project

    Experience of requirements capture and management would be an advantage

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

    In return we can offer a great compensation package with annual profit share a growing list of company benefits and career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

    Because of the nature of work undertaken, you will a undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

    This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

    By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment.

    This information will only be used by Airbus.

    Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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