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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: £55.00 - £58.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 13 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81816_1706695983

Join a world-renowned aerospace and defence organisation as a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Barrow

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 Senior Mechanical Engineer to add to their talented, hardworking team in Barrow on an initial 6-12 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £58.06 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

A vacancy has arisen for a professional Senior Mechanical Engineer to work within Weapon Systems UK, within the research and technology team.

As part of Platforms and Services organisation, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea.

* Lead the development of solutions to technical issues as a member of an integrated project team, reporting to Technical Leads and directly to the customer.
* Developing design solutions based on customer or internally derived requirements, validating, and verifying through the design process.
* Review and check design work and technical reports, providing help and direction to less experienced engineers.


* Engineering background in a weapons system or design for military use.
* Structural / Stress analysis (MS Excel, Mathcad, FEA {PTC Simulate / Ansys})
* System control (Matlab /Simulink)
* Hydraulic system design
* Material selection and manufacturing techniques
* Experienced in CAD (ideally PTC Creo)


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 Senior Mechanical Engineer please send your CV to Stella Grundy