Mechanical Design Draughtsperson

Posted 1 month ago
Job CategoryMechanical Engineering

Our client is an exciting space hardware company and we are currently recruiting a Mechanical Design Draughtsperson to join their expanding team!

Main duties:

  • Assist project team in producing CAD model of spacecraft hardware on SolidWorks.
  • Mechanical drawings creation on SolidWorks, in accordance with BS 8888.
  • Mechanical drawings creation of assembly jigs and test rigs.
  • Apply tolerances according to functionality and manufacturability.
  • Configure parts using SolidWorks PDM enterprise.
  • Check drawings created by other team members.
  • Create Bills of Materials for procurement.
  • Provide technical support to procurement.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Technical diploma or degree in mechanical engineering related subject.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing technics to be able to design for manufacture.
  • Ability to critic design to improve ease of manufacture.
  • Understanding of engineering materials, surface treatments and finishes.
  • High level of experience using CAD software packages for mechanical design (preferably SolidWorks) is essential.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software.
  • At least 2 years experience of working in the space industry or other regulated industry is preferred.
  • Familiarity with ECSS would be an advantage.
  • The ability to quickly understand new technical concepts is essential.


  • Due to the sensitive nature of projects applicants must be eligible to gain SC clearance (normally have been a UK resident for a minimum of 5 years), exceptions will be reviewed on individual merit.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent technical English written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated to meet objectives.
  • Ability to work both alone and in teams as required by the individual task.
  • Ability to work within defined timescales to meet programme milestones.
  • Ability to work on several projects at any one time.
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge with other members of the team

Please apply NOW for more information!

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