5 months ago

Mechanical Design Engineer

Oxford Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1308323

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer! The company we are recruiting for is specialising in electric mobility for aerospace and is working on enabling clean flight through the development of electrified propulsion. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, and integration of powertrain components and structures.



The Mechanical Design Engineer will:

  • Design engineering models using CAD software and take through to engineering drawings and manage manufacture of designed components.
  • Apply relevant design standards to numerical results.
  • Test and integrate mechanical systems.
  • Design test facilities to validate mechanical performance of components/systems.
  • Liaise with suppliers and subcontractors to ensure delivery of parts to specification in a timely fashion.
  • Identify and generate innovation, including record of invention maintenance.
  • Propose future areas of research and development and help write proposals to Government funding bodies.


The Mechanical Design Engineer will have:

  • Experience in the aerospace sector or another regulated industry.
  • Ability to operate under time pressure in a team environment.
  • At least 3 years of experience designing for new applications.
  • Ability to take designs from CAD through manufacture into assembly at both first prototype and small-batch production.
  • Highly proficient in CAD software such as SolidWorks, Autodesk, Onshape.
  • Strong English communication skills. Happy to apply these in presenting work to fellow employees and external partners, including writing reports and presentations.
  • Experience performing FEA analyses and applying relevant design standards to results.


For more information regarding this exciting opportunity, please apply online using your most up to date CV and we will be in touch shortly to provide more details!

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