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CAD Designer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/06/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Are you a mechanical design engineer looking to a new role working in the defence industry? Do you have an understanding of Solidworks and FEA analysis?

If so then a role working for one of the most exciting companies the in the UK defence market could well be worth applying for. Under the guidance of a hands on director you will be in control of all drafting activities and also be in charge of preparing for assembly as well as manufacturing.

Due to the nature of the work that my client are involved with all candidate must be eligible for UK security clearance. The client are also not in a position to offer any sponsorship for this role or other positions in their business.

Responsibilities of the role include:

- Drawing and creating 2D manufacturing drawings and schematics
- Performing physical testing on engineering prototypes and possible design solutions
- The focus of this role will be on lightweight structural design for flight and actuation systems
- You will need to perform design checks on models which have been created by the other engineers

Due to the nature of the work that my client are involved in all applicants must be eligible for full UK security clearance

The Company:
The company manufacture a range of bespoke products for the UK defence industry and are cash rich with a brimming order book from the customers across the globe.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- A proven background in mechanical design in a highly regulated mechatronic environment
- Knowledge of CAD software including Solidworks and analysis packages including FEA

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Previous experience of either the aerospace or defence engineering industry would be an advantage

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