SPACE LAUNCH Mechanical / Structural Design Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
London
Location:
London
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
24/07/2018
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
SDE2018

SPACE LAUNCH Mechanical / Structural Design Engineer

Workplace: UK

Travel: Occasional within Europe

Salary: Competitive

Our client is an international space launch company seeking a senior mechanical design engineer for exciting spaceflight development roles based in the United Kingdom/Europe.

They are seeking motivated, experienced Mechanical / Structural Design Engineers to work on a new class of orbital space launch vehicle. The system you will work on will be a critical, integral part of the main structure of the launch vehicle.

You will probably be a highly experienced aerospace/motorsport composites engineer, working in a environment that rarely gives you a chance to see your work in action. You will be eager for a fast paced opportunity that offers exceptional freedom and responsibility, as well as the chance to create a critical system on a European space launch vehicle.

Your responsibilities as the Mechanical / Structural Design Engineer will include:-

* Design, analysis and manufacturing of structural elements for the Orbex launch vehicle
* Testing / qualification programme development and execution
* Maintaining and updating structures-related design documents
* Internal and external production and materials liaison

Requirements of the Mechanical / Structural Design Engineer:

* 4-8 years of experience in airframe, motorsport or spacecraft structural design
* Understanding of parts design and total subsystem relations
* Understanding of metals and composite materials
* Sealing, joints and tribology in under pressures and thermal loads
* Detailed understanding of loads, stress, thermal, fatigue and radiation cycles
* General production and additive manufacturing experience
* CAD experience, ideally Solidworks
* CFD experience, Ansys preferred
* Minimum of a bachelor's degree in aerospace, mechanical or structural engineering
* 4-6 years of composite manufacturing experience in aerospace or similar environment
* A creative, lateral thinker, able to solve problem pragmatically
* Able to find innovative solutions to complete mechanical and structural problems
* Fluency in use of CAD / FEA systems
* A flexible and dedicated mind-set
* English language skills.

Our client is looking experienced candidates who can demonstrate they get things done with a pragmatic attitude and reliable results. In this role we expect a lot of practical, hands-on engagement with suppliers and a wide degree of flexibility and responsibility to achieve a specific outcome.

For the right candidates they offer a benefits package that includes the opportunity to earn an equity stake in the company.

You must be a European citizen, from a country that is a signatory to the MTCR convention.

You may be required to undergo security screening.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Mechanical / Structural Design Engineer role then please apply now!

Contact Details:
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