Contract Mechanical Design Engineer

Contract Mechanical Design Engineer – West Sussex – Competitive Hourly Rate based on experience – Initial 3 Months Ltd Company Contract

A specialist Aerospace Design and Installation organisation is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer initially on 3-month Ltd company contract basis, to help them deliver engineering solutions for fixed wing and rotary aircraft.

The successful Contract Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the production of 2D/3D drawings for manufacturing, assembly and installation, as well as working with the engineering team to develop EASA/CAA and MoD approved design changes for a wide range of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. The successful candidate will possess an understanding of aerospace materials, treatments, sheet metal machining and knowledge of how parts are installed.

Other responsibilities will include; assisting in preparing design certification documentation, working up to CS29 standards, assisting in the development of new system designs, attending design review meetings as required, travelling within the UK or Abroad when required and support the engineering department’s objectives.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, candidates must have 3D mechanical design experience, as well as experience in producing 2D design drawings using AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor or a similar package. In addition to this, candidates need to have the ability to solve engineering systems challenges. It would be advantageous for candidates to have experience working with small aircraft and helicopters. It is preferred that candidates hold a formal qualification i.e. HNC / HND or degree in an engineering-based subject, however relevant experience will be considered. Candidates must be prepared to undergo UK security clearance checks.

This opportunity is based in West Sussex and is commutable from London, Croydon, Maidstone, Eastbourne, Brighton, Worthing, Portsmouth, Southampton, Basingstoke, Reading and other locations within the West Sussex, Sussex, Hampshire and the South East regions.

Please contact Bishoy on 02392 322389 or at

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