Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 12200
  • Date Posted: 7 October 2020
  • Employer: QinetiQ
  • Website: https://www.qinetiq.com/
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

PERMANENT POSITION.

FARNBOROUGH

At QinetiQ, we're dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives, and securing the vital interests of our customers.

We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve, and advance their vital interests.

We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.

The full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.

WHY RECRUITING?

We are a world-leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.

THE ROLE

We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and proven engineers to work as one of the senior members of QinetiQ's rapidly growing Advanced Services and Products (AS&P) team. The role will require the successful candidates to lead groups of engineers on a range of projects requiring Mechanical Engineering input and analysis in exciting areas such as Land Autonomy using robotic vehicles, Hybrid Electric Drives (HED) for military vehicles and Land Camouflage.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer's work will be mainly Farnborough based and aims to solve mission critical problems for our growing customer base who continue to expect more as we meet their increasingly challenging requirements. The work will require application of in depth knowledge and leadership of technical teams to solve complex engineering problems and deliver studies and Technology Demonstrations to the customer.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the leading and conduct of mechanical and electro-mechanical design and analysis work to enable delivery of technical work that meet the customer's requirements.

You will be accountable for the delivery of own work and that of junior members of the team as agreed with, or as part of, the Project Leadership to the required budgets, standards and specifications

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will undertake specific tasks or respond to actions from technical meetings as these arise.

THE FIT

The Senior Mechanical Engineer should have the ability to use CAD software (ideally Solid Works) to develop concepts communicate and explore ideas and to interrogate designs and obtain required information such as dimensions of features.

You need the ability to identify the approach, assumptions and mathematics required to solve an engineering problem.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer should be skilled in the application of in depth knowledge and leadership of technical teams to solve complex engineering problems and deliver studies and Technology Demonstrations to the customer.

TO APPLY

We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decision-makers, influencers, and excellent communicators. Join us today.