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  • Job reference: RMS0198056

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
This will be on an initial 6-month fixed term contract or limited contractor basis. It is likely that we will look to extend beyond the 6 months and there is a potential to become permanent.

Mechanical Design Engineer are required to join a small project team engaged with delivery of a turn-key camera project for a UK nuclear facility involving new cameras, human-machine interface and electronics enclosure designs.

The role includes:

* Development of small mechanical mechanisms including the generation of production documents and design process management;
* Electro-Mechanical packaging;
* Design and draughting of Electronics enclosures
* Draughting of electrical cable interconnects and wiring internal and external to large electronics enclosures.
* Production of documents in support of projects as required;
* Travel within the UK for meetings / site surveys as required
* Preparation of requirement and design specifications;
* Design / development of new products which may be either customer or company led;
* Production support of existing products;
* Ability to design 1-off creative designs with high degree of 1st pass production;
* Technical support to Sales / Projects for customer orders / sales enquiries;
* Compiling pricing information;

The Company:
Our Client is one of the UK's leading suppliers of instrumentation for a diverse range of applications in the nuclear industry.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will be qualified to a degree level (BEng/Bsc); however, a minimum of HND/HNC with a 3 to 5 years' minimum experience of mechanical design is acceptable. The candidate will be AutoCAD trained and ideally will also have knowledge of the following:

* Electro-mechanical packaging
* Small mechanical packaging
* Camera deployment mechanisms
* Cooling Systems
* Solid Works 3D design software
* Microsoft Office
* Radiation Shielding
* Reliability

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