Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Ref: 62093
Sector: Aviation
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 30 January 2020
  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK Cheltenham Gloucestershire GBR GL51 6SR
  • Competitive
  • Simon Spencer
  • 01329 227000

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Carbon60 have an exciting new position available for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work for a company based in Gloucestershire on a full time, permanent position

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing mechanical and structural designs and drawings as required by the Head of Design whilst maintaining compliance with company design and drawing standards.

Candidate requirements:


  • Have a Degree or HND/C in an aeronautical/mechanical engineering or related discipline; alternatively, several years' experience in aerospace structural/mechanical design.
  • Sound knowledge of civil regulatory requirements related to design (EASA Part 21, CS-25, CS-27, CS-29).
  • A solid background in aerospace design.
  • Be computer literate especially with 3D CAD.
  • Be able to take a global view of each task and to recognise the broader implications of any design decision.
  • Build positive relationships with customers and suppliers and resolve problems.
  • Work closely with all internal teams, promoting good relations and team working.
  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK. Due to the nature of our work, we will only accept applications from NATO-passport holders or Australia/New Zealand.
  • Accurate, numerate and excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a degree of autonomy.
  • Flexibility to travel when required.


  • Past experience of working for a Part 21J Design Organisation.
  • Apprenticeship or shop-floor experience within an aviation environment.
  • Previously held CVE status for Mechanical or Structural design.

Additional functions for the successful candidate will include (but not limited to);

  • In close liaison with the Head of Design, establish overall concept, design and produce detailed drawings for all aspects of aircraft modifications with particular emphasis on meeting airworthiness requirements, customer specifications and company goals.
  • Cooperate in establishing the certification program (certification plan, compliance checklist).
  • Compilation and checking of drawings, specifications, reports and compliance documents for technical accuracy and compliance with applicable airworthiness and environmental protection requirements.
  • Create and maintain close and effective liaison between the systems designers.
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Company's Design Office Handbook and other Company design and drawing standards.
  • Shop floor liaison with regard to manufacturing and installation relating to mechanical design.
  • Shop Floor liaison with regard to fault diagnosis and component queries.

Summary of role details;

  • Role: Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Start: ASAP
  • Contract: Full time permanent
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: Competitive

For more information regarding the Mechanical Design Engineer position, please apply via website or call Carbon60 Exeter on 01392 420613 for more information.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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