Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


Stirling Dynamics
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Grades 5 - 6 £41,000 - £60,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Stirling Dynamics is an advanced engineering company that provides high-end engineering products and services.
  • We are looking for a talented Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to support our Hydromechanical.
  • This role will be based in our Bristol office however as part of our commitment to flexible working, employees are able to work remotely for part of the time.
Job Requirements/Description

Stirling Dynamics are looking for a talented Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to support our Hydromechanical Design capability team on a permanent basis.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be supporting the design and development of innovative technical solutions for applications within the aerospace, marine, flight simulator sectors & Urban Air Mobility sectors. The engineer will be required to work closely with Systems, Stress, Electronics, Performance & Simulation engineers within a multidisciplinary project team to ensure the delivery of projects to the agreed technical requirements, timescales and budget. They will be involved in all aspects of the product design life cycle, from initial concept generation, detailed design, implementation, product improvement and in-serve product support.

This role will be based in our Bristol office however as part of our commitment to flexible working, employees are able to work remotely for part of the time.

We are also looking for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, please see our other vacancy in case interested. 

Responsibilities

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to the following: 

  • Technical leadership of design & development projects
  • Providing robust conceptual and detailed designs to satisfy the project requirements
  • Preparing design support documentation, conducting design calculations and maintaining concise engineering records
  • Production of drawing packs in line with configuration management processes
  • Producing mechanical designs and drawings
  • Producing design specifications and interface specifications based on project requirements 
  • Checking and approval of technical reports and drawings
  • Conducting engineering investigations for existing product improvements
  • Conducting research and collating data as required for trade studies
  • Compiling engineering memos & technical reports
  • Conducting engineering change management activities on existing designs
  • Attending meetings and workshops
  • Working closely with staff to develop professional values & build good relationships
  • Ensure adherence to best practice technical standards, including those issued via the Company’s Quality Management System, classifications and statutory bodies 

Qualifications

Degree (or equivalent) in Aerospace, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering

Skills

  • Knowledge of composite structures & manufacturing methods
  • Proven technical leadership
  • SolidWorks & PDM Pro
  • Knowledge of BS8888 & GD&T
  • Familiarity with design and data configuration control
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Positive "Can Do" attitude
  • Good verbal/communication skills

Desired Skills

  • Siemans NX & Teamcenter
  • Catia V5
  • ASME Y14.5
  • Electromechanical Systems
  • Electrical actuation

Experience

  • Suitable experience at an senior role within an engineering design environment
  • Experience of designing composite structures, panels and components

What do I need before I apply

All candidates will need to have a BPSS check and have or be eligible for obtaining Security Clearance (SC)

Benefits

Competitive Package (Grades 5 - 6, £41,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience)

We offer a range of benefits to our employees to recognise their efforts. Playing hard is equally as important as working hard, so regular events are held throughout the year which provide an ideal opportunity to mix socially.

Stirling Dynamics
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Grades 5 - 6 £41,000 - £60,000 per annum

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