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Mechanical Design Engineer (contract)

Salary: £90,000

Location: Bristol

Job type: Contract

Category: Bristol

It is not often that an opportunity comes up to join a true leader in cutting edge aerospace technology but we think this may well be one We are looking for a mechanical design specialists to join a fairly new company based close to Bristol that in only 5 years has moved from brand new start up to creating prototype solutions in partnership with companies such and Honeywell and Boeing incorporating truly unique applications of technology that will change the future of air travel and aircraft in general. Working as part of a small but ever-expanding team of design engineers you will be supporting delivery of FTA/FHA/FMEAs and creation of engineering drawings, schematics and system and equipment test plans and reports. In particular we are looking for experience within landing gear, high lift and cooling systems - propeller pitch control or control surface mechanisms, fluids (pitot static) would also be very desirable. This will all be based on various small work packages taking between 1-3 months., We are looking for a contract mechanical design specialists and can consider all levels from 2-3 years experience looking to develop their career to more senior level designers who can bring new ideas to the project To be considered for this unique challenge you must be able to show experience of design within an aircraft environment, particularly landing gear systems, actuator and linkage design. Any knowledge of manufacturing methods (injection moulding/machining/rapid prototyping) will be advantageous as will experience working from limited information or incomplete drawings or troubleshooting within a production environment. Experience in CATIA/3DX or similar will also be required In return we offer an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company working in an aspect of aviation that will undoubtedly see huge growth and investment over the coming years. They are very much team orientated and are looking for someone with a can-do attitude who can use experience and problem solving skills to overcome the unique challenges of working at the very cutting edge of aerospace technology can present. Sound interesting? Get in touch now, we don’t expect these positions to be available for very long


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