Mechanical Design Engineer


Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Mechanical Design Engineer to be based in the UK. He/she will be responsible to deliver mechanical designs and perform structural analysis and tests to fulfill the company needs.

Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Lead the mechanical design of flight and support hardware.
  • Lead structural analysis of flight and engineering hardware.
  • Lead structural tests of flight and engineering hardware.
  • Dealing with manufacturing supply chain.
  • Definition and input to quality and operational excellence processes.
  • Definition and involvement into assembly, integration and test activities.
  • Mentorship/training/recruitment and motivation of colleagues.
  • Support sales, customer support or any other business areas that require technical support as needed.
  • Input to technical road-map.
  • Assisting company-wide projects and activities as part of the team.

Profile of the Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Proven industrial experience in product engineering. To have developed several products, seen full cycle including functional and environmental testing involvement
  • >3 years’ experience in mechanical design, from concept to drawing for manufacture, knowledge in GD&T using ISO 1101, 2692 & 5458 or ASME Y14.5
  • >3 years’ experience in system level structural analysis using Patran/Nastran, Ansys or similar
  • Experience in assembly, integration and test of high reliability systems (aerospace, automotive, nuclear…)
  • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes to aid design for manufacturing
  • Experience managing communication with suppliers
  • Attention to detail
  • Lean/Bootstrap mentality
  • Honesty, openness and self-awareness
  • Pro-activeness
  • Quick to learn and coach others
  • Experience in the space sector
  • Space systems engineer experience
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

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