Mechanical Sustainment Engineer

  • Job Reference: BBBH143155
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £40.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Mechanical Sustainment Engineer

Location - Cheltenham - On-site with some remote opportunities

Rate - £40 - £45 an hour Inside IR35 Umbrella or Ltd

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

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 NX
  • 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 NX12 (or related CAD system).
  • 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 of 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.