Mechanical Sustainment Engineer

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17 days ago

Mechanical Sustainment Engineer

Location - Cheltenham - On-site

Rate - £40 - £50 an hour Inside IR35 Umbrella or Ltd

Duration - 12 months with the possibility of a 6 month extension

The Client

You will be working for a world leading company in providing aircraft engines, systems and avionics in both the civilian and military sector.

The Role

We require an experience Mechanical Sustainment Engineer to join our team where you will be involved in direct engagement with production/manufacturing cells. Some other key activities will involve mechanical design modifications, fault finding and route cause analysis and being on-site to participate in RCCA investigations.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Design modifications - model & drawing
  • Support Root Cause & Corrective Action investigations
  • Field and support Mechanical queries from suppliers & internal stakeholders

Key Responsibilities

  • Design modifications using Siemens NX version 12
  • Structural and Material analysis using Mechanical theory to justify change.
  • Participate in Mechanical root cause and corrective action investigations.
  • Manage design changes through PLM system (PTC Windchill).

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or demonstrable equivalent experience in field.
  • Experience in using Siemens NX12 (or related CAD system).
  • Sheet metal experience.
  • Experience in Structural & Material Analysis.
  • Experience in managing design data through PDM/PLM systems.
  • Competent CAD user
  • Competent user of PDM/PLM Systems - Product Data Management & Product Lifecycle Management
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrable experience of GD&T (General Dimensioning & Tolerancing) & associated industry standards
  • Strong knowledge of metallic manufacturing methods, with corresponding ability to Design for Manufacture
  • Experience in Structural Analysis via theory and Finite Element
  • Competent user of ANSYS FE packages
  • Competent user of Siemens NX CAD System
  • Competent user of Siemens Teamcenter & PTC Workgroup Manager (PLM/PDM)
  • Experience in cost out

Desired Qualities

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to use typical Microsoft software packages such as word, excel etc.
  • Mechanical Engineering background, within the Aerospace sector.

Please submit your CV in the first instance.

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