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Graduate Mechanical Engineer


  • Salary:
  • Location: Bangor
  • Contract: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company in the Aerospace and Defence industry. My client is looking to find a graduate or post graduate Software Engineer to join their team.

As a mechanical engineer you will have responsibility for design, justification and testing the mechanical aspects of aeronautical propulsion and generation systems. The scope of this role will cover the bi-directional conversion of electrical power to thrust. You will be encouraged to explore, conduct trade studies and flight test the most efficient, power dense and innovative mechanical methods to convert the power against platform performance and safety requirements. Strong integration will be required within the engineering disciplines and functional blocks at both system and aircraft level. 


Typical activities will include designing high performance electric motors, gearboxes, clutches, cooling systems, axial fans, mixed flow and centrifugal fans, centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps and propellers.

The core skills we are looking for are typical of a good mechanical engineering graduate or postgraduate including:

·         Engineering mathematics

·         Structural mechanics

·         CAD

·         Dynamics

·         Fluid mechanics

·         Turbomachinery

·         Materials

·         Manufacturing processes and techniques

You will become a key member of the team, learning a range of cross functional skills such as;


·         Program management including business and commercial


·         System engineering 

·         Safety and reliability to EASA/FAA regulations ARP 4761

·         Requirements management including derivation, allocation, validation, verification and traceability

·         Complex and simple equipment processes ARP 4754A

·         Quality assurance

·         Configuration management

·         Project and risk management

·         Leadership

·         Environmental qualification

·         Industrialisation

·         Integrated logistics support

·         Export control



Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies


We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy


We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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