AWE is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineers to join our Warhead Engineering Team and apply their expertise in support of AWE's Weapon Projects.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced CAD Design Engineer looking for a fresh challenge or for a qualified Precision Machinist with CAD experience looking to further their career.
Excellent career progression and benefits.
Warhead Mechanical CAD Engineers
Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area (Office Based)
Salary: £33,850 - £48,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
Flexible working hours
Potential opportunities to travel with work for conferences and collaboration
Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
Market leading contributory pension scheme
AWE Life Insurance
Salary sacrifice benefits scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Within this role you will have the opportunity to:
Produce and deliver conceptual designs, detail designs, manufacturing specifications, operational documentation, and validation evidence for mechanical engineering solutions in relation to defined requirements to company standards
Produce calculations and analysis in support of the above when necessary
Maintenance of design history
Support technical reviews and give presentations on design solutions when necessary
Work with Senior Engineers in scoping, planning, and estimating future activities
Apply the practical use of engineering methods, tools, and processes
Technical leadership/mentoring of junior staff, Apprentices & Graduates
Maintain and promote high standards in ESH (Environmental, safety & health), security and quality
Applicants will need to have experience and knowledge in Mechanical Engineering Design and specifications to produce fully defined engineering drawing packs to BS 8888 using PLM and CAD systems. Experience of using Siemens, Teamcenter and NX particularly desirable although further training will be provided if needed.
Whilst not considered a checklist, we will expect candidates to be able to demonstrate some of the following as further training will be given:
Experience of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Experienced in using Computer Aided Design systems
Practical experience of Machine tools and manufacturing processes
Application and knowledge of British and ISO Standards
Application and knowledge of Material selection
An understanding of Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Proven experience in a Design Office environment
An ability to work with a range of stakeholders (technical & non-technical)
All Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.