Mechanical Design Engineer - Future Concepts

Reference: BBBH36942_1717664135
  • £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Bristol
  • Defence

Mechanical Design Engineer - Future Concepts
Location: Bristol (Relocation package available)
Work Arrangement: 4-5 days per week on-site due to workload classification
Salary: Up to £55,000 depending on experience

What We Can Offer You:

  • Company Bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and may vary year to year)
  • Overtime: Opportunity for paid overtime
  • Pension: Maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced Parental Leave: Up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave, and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking, and much more.
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training, and career development opportunities.

The Role:
Are you an experienced Mechanical Designer with a passion for pioneering projects in defence? If so, we want to hear from you!
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team involved in the design of complex mechanical defence systems. As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will lead the development of future projects, including sub-systems and components, providing your Mechanical Engineering expertise to the team. You will have the opportunity to shape the direction of development and prototype designs as these thrilling projects are in their early stages.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of mechanical sub-systems and components for defence projects.
  • Provide Mechanical Engineering expertise and insights to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Influence project direction through innovative prototype designs.
  • Engage in both research and mainstream project work to advance defence technology.

What We're Looking For From You:

  • A good understanding of Mechanical Design, including an appreciation of packaging electronics and thermal considerations.
  • The ability to develop concept design solutions with limited information and changing requirements.
  • Wider awareness of other fields such as Structural Design and Low Observability, which would be beneficial.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to work with, influence, and negotiate with collaborators across the business.
  • Relevant 3D CAD/CAE experience (training on our preferred CAE tools will be provided).

If interested, please get in touch with Albe at or call 01923 470762.

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to gain UK government security clearance. In order to achieve this you will be required to hold British or dual nationality

Albe Zaman Recruitment Consultant

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