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Mechanical Design Engineer - Hardware

  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: £45.00 - £48.99 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 04 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82495_1716469892

Join a world-renowned aerospace and defence organisation as a Mechanical Design Engineer in Christchurch

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer to add to their talented, hardworking team in Barrow on an initial 12 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £48.99 per hour travel per hour inside IR35 / Umbrella

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role:

  • Design and Development of packaging 7 mounting arrangements for COTS
  • Design of electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Producing part & GA drawings.
  • Peer reviews
  • Designing for manufacture review.
  • Routing cables in 3D CAD.
  • Producing cable/harness assemblies and drawings.


  • Qualification in mechanical engineering.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a mechanical design engineer.

§ Proficiency with 3D CAD packages such as Siemens NX or Solidworks

§ A basic understanding of electronics.

  • FEA, CFD simulation experience.
  • Experience with designing for EMC compliance
  • Experience with designing for military usage.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Work on long term contracts
  • Develop your skills at a prestigious company
  • Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Mechanical Design Engineer please send your CV to Stella Grundy