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Technical Leader- Mechanical Design

  • Location: Horsham
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 24 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 76733Se_1634109167

Exciting opportunity for a Technical Leader within Mechanical Design to work for a market leading manufacturing business in the Horsham area working within cutting edge technology.

Our client is a leader in the design and manufacture of high cost, low volume capital equipment for the defence industries. Due to continued growth, we currently looking to recruit an experienced Senior / Technical Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to join their skilled engineering team.

The successful candidate will be a Technical leader within a background supporting and producing small, design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.

You will be responsible for:

  • Utilising your innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.
  • Leading in the creation of designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.
  • Leading and working in collaboration with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs, including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation
  • Leading and developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.
  • Coordinating with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs

You will have:

  • A Flair for innovation, new concept designs and a passion for mechanical engineering.
  • Experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures
  • Experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production in a Lead role.
  • The ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives, bearings and motors
  • An understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques
  • Experience in the use of a 3D CAD system.
  • Previous experience in a similar level position in a 'Senior' level role, preferably in a small or medium-sized company and/or relevant business model (desirable)

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

In return you will be offered a competitive salary with attractive benefits package and an opportunity to make your mark within a forward-thinking organisation.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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