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Mechanical Architect

Posted 5 January by Modis Ended

Mechanical Project Lead required to be responsible for the delivery of the mechanical architecture requirements.

The contract is for 6 Months initially (on-going thereafter) with a competitive hourly rate offered.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Establishing the Airframe Task Requirements Specification (TRS) to ensure a structured & coherent mechanical response to the overall TRS.
  • Management of the mechanical interface.
  • Management of Mechanical & Thermal Interfaces.
  • Defining the optimum mechanical architecture for all variants, ensuring the mechanical architecture and interfaces meet requirements.
  • Implementation of GMA Policies to ensure Modularity & Reuse objectives are achieved.
  • Development of the overall proving logic for the validation of the Airframe.
  • Ensuring mechanical compliance to the Airframe TRS for certificate of design.
  • Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process.
  • Producing Statements of Work and plans for activities within their sphere of responsibility.
  • Direct technical supervision of engineers within their team and indirect management of engineers in the extended project team.
  • Controlling assigned budgets, managing personal workload and identifying any further resource needs.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Significant experience of mechanical engineering.
  • Ability to technically manage internal & sub-contract activities.
  • Strong leadership skills, able to establish a clear engineering vision.
  • Good knowledge & experience of mechanical design, including Static & Dynamic Analysis, Design for Environment and Thermal Management.
  • Good understanding of broader engineering disciplines, including Aerodynamics, Testability and Production. Experience developing proving logic and managing the generation of compliance evidence towards Certificates of Design
  • Experience across the full Product Life Cycle.
  • Ability to influence senior managers and other stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Willingness to travel within UK and Europe

Candidates must be willing to undergo the security vetting proceedure.

Reference: 34148639

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