Mechanical Design Engineer

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6 months
Jefferson Wells
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Design Engineer
Ashford, Kent (onsite)
£35 per hour
6 month contract

Job Specification
Here at Qinetiq, we are in need of a Design Engineer to support the final design release stages of a new Aerial Target.

The skills we are specifically looking for are:

  • Sound knowledge of composites structures
  • Sound knowledge of aerodynamic loading
  • Experience using SolidWorks (3D and 2D), with surfacing, non-linear FEA (essential) and routing (preferable)
  • Experience of OpenFoam a bonus, especially requirements for model preparation and meshing

Educational/Experience requirements:

  • Ideally, you will have an undergraduate degree in Mechanical/Aviation Engineering
  • You will have experience in product life-cycles, seeing a project through from concept to design and creation.

What we do:
QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend.

Our is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems.

Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.

If you are interested in the vacancy, please apply directly or contact Chloe for further information and guidance.