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Raytheon Systems - Senior Mechanical Engineer

Industry Sector:
Aerospace & Avionics, Software, Engineering / Insurance
Location:
Scotland
Deadline:
28/11/2017

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Glenrothes, Fife

Raytheon UK is looking for an experienced mechanical engineer to make their mark on a broad and varied range of Aviation power conversion products.

This role is a key player in supporting the definition of the complete engineering mechanical solution, bring together the integration of contributions from all other engineering disciplines – including hardware, software, safety, and manufacturing. The ability to work on projects from initial concept stage, developing the concepts through to final production is a key requirement. Alongside this, the ability to successfully interface with 3rd parties (for example: suppliers, industry experts, Universities, Customers) to understand how to realise a final product is also a major requirement for the role.

Above all, this is the ideal role for a self-starting engineer who wants to work on exciting projects and make a difference. The role will require experience in structural and thermal analysis for the Aerospace Industry, with ability to solve complex technical problems.

Essential Candidate Requirements:

  • Responsibility for the specification compliance of mechanical designs
  • Experience in the design and manufacture of sheet metal enclosures
  • Proficient user of Creo Elements 3D CAD/CAM/CAE solid modelling software
  • Proven thermal analysis knowledge
  • Proven stress analysis knowledge
  • Experience in interpretation of customer specs and end use environments
  • Ability to develop concepts efficiently from limited or vague customer requirements and communicate potential solutions.
  • Good problem solving skills, willing to take ownership as well as positively contributing within cross-functional teams.
  • Good communication skills. Ability to tailor communications to level and audience at all levels
  • Work with customers to develop the technical requirements and then manage these requirements through the product development
  • Understands the principles of 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience working in the Aviation/Aerospace industry
  • Experience in designing products to reliably operate in aerospace conditions (vibration, shock, acceleration, temperature and environment)

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge of designing to ARINC 404 or 600 specification
  • Stress analysis
  • Knowledge of FloEFD 3D Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis software
  • Experience managing design and analysis sub-contract would be an advantage.

Required Education/Experience

  • Proven team leadership in Product Developments
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • A Chartered Engineer or working towards becoming Chartered

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

Diversity

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Raytheon UK are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, with strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic and software solutions at our sites across the UK including Harlow, Gloucester, Waddington Lincs, Broughton and Glenrothes, Fife.

Raytheon is in a strong period of growth with over a 150 vacancies across it's sites in the UK. Including Electronics & Manufacturing in Glenrothes, Airborne Solutions related roles in Waddington, Broughton & Harlow and Software systems & IT enabled solution requirements in Harlow, Gloucester, London and other customer sites. We offer challenging & varied careers for all our staff with opportunities existing for Engineers, Project Managers, Quality, Commercial & Subcontract Management and support staff alike (HR, Finance, IT etc).

Working in a truly innovative and diverse product portfolio environment. With strong financials, and a work force of 1,300 in the UK, whether you are supporting or leading a project you have the ability and exposure to really make a difference. Customer success is our mission and the talent we employ is critical to that delivery and therefore the rewards in both opportunity and package will follow.

Standard Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme of up to 10.5% 6 times salary
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

For a full list of vacancies please visit www.raytheon.co.uk/careers or alternatively email your CV to recruitment@raytheon.co.uk As a Defence Contractor Raytheon requires all successful applicants to obtain a level of security clearance.

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