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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £40 - £50 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Expiry Date: 09 May 2024
  • Job Ref: Senior Mechanical En_1711637469

Would you like to solve some of the most interesting design challenges in the defence industry today? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their existing team in Bristol (hybrid working) on a 6 month contract.

The Role

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will create significant value by leveraging your skills and experience to generate outstanding new build and in-service design solutions. Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Producing maintenance procedures for the supported systems. This will require:

  • Gaining an understanding of these systems at the part level.
  • Producing detailed written and pictorial instructions to the operators and maintainers of these systems, of how to maintain and replace the user-serviceable items.
  • Producing exploded diagrams to accompany the instructions.
  • Reviewing and checking the work of others in the team.


To succeed within the role of a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree, or HND or HNC in Mechanical Engineering Discipline with demonstrable experience and capability.
  • Previous experience in originating and checking for most mechanical engineering deliverables, i.e. technical documentation, 3D CAD and technical drawings, operating instructions, etc
  • Specifically, can read, originate, and check maintenance instructions and exploded diagrams.
  • Proficient with use of TeamCenter and NX.
  • Experience of reading and interpreting hydraulic / pneumatic schematics.

Please note that due to security nature of this role, we can only consider British nationals who have lived in the UK in the last 5 years and is eligible for security clearance.


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:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!