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  • Job reference: RMS0212571

Principal Design Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/06/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (02/08/19)
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The Role:
Are you a Design Engineer looking to make the step up to a more senior position in the defence industry? Would working at the forefront of the market give you a fresh challenge in your career?

Working as a Principal Design Engineer you will be support one of the directors in all aspects of mechanical design and this will give you the chance to play a key role in the development of airborne and mission critical products. Using Solidworks and other technical skills including CAE, GEA and CAM tools you will be a key appointment for the company and fast progression through the ranks is likely for the right person.

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:
- You will have a background in aerospace or defence design engineering and a portfolio of relevant products
- Experience of Solidworks and engineering analysis tools including FEA, CFD and a knowledge of DFM
- The ability to create design drawings from scratch including to full tolerances
- Strong leadership skills are essential for this role as you will be managing a small team that will grow during the coming years
- A background on electromechanical manufacturing

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience of AS9100 quality management systems
- An understanding of DFMEAs or risk assessments

Interviews are taking place immediately for this rare and unique position so please apply with the latest copy of your CV to be considered for the role.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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