Mechanical Design Engineer
Thales Group
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
6d ago

Location : Glasgow, United Kingdom

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission.

Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-

range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Air Traffic Management, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer.

We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-

being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times.

Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Mechanical Design Engineer

We’re seeking a talented Mechanical Design Engineer, who can apply their knowledge and skills in an innovative Design role.

We have built up a team passionate about developing products for a safer world and we are now looking for like-minded engineers to join us.

Core Benefits : Competitive Salary plus bonus, private healthcare, 201 hours holiday and pension plus other great benefits such as excellent maternity / paternity leave.

What does the job involve?

  • Design of products that comply with regulatory safety and environmental standards : EMC, RoHS, Reach, Weee and relevant Safety Directives
  • Applying your knowledge and skills in to innovative solutions
  • Working in a collaborative fashion with multi-disciplined engineers
  • What are we looking for?

  • Implementation of innovative design solutions
  • Creating, developing, and controlling mechanical detail and assembly drawings within PTC Windchill (preferable)
  • Solid foundation in Geometric Tolerances, Surface Finishes, Surface Treatments and Tolerance Analysis (working to BS 8888 mandatory)
  • A base of mechanical design validation via calculation and / or FEA
  • Evidence of analytical reasoning
  • Good 3D CAD skills
  • Precision mechanical design and assembly
  • Practical manufacture and assembly experience
  • Proven delivery of projects to timescales and budgets
  • In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and / or education history for up to three years.

    Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

    At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.

    Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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