Missile Mechanical Architect

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Maintenance and Engineering

Contract

Up to £60.00 per hour

Contact

[email protected]

Posted Date

08/02/2024

Job Ref.

BBBH15490

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Our client has an opportunity for a Missile Mechanical Architect to join them on an initial 6-month contract. You will be responsible for the delivery of the missile mechanical architecture requirements.
Role: Missile Mechanical Architect
Location: Stevenage
Hours: Full time. At least 1-3 days a week in the lab in first new weeks
Clearance: SC required before starting
Hourly Rate: Up to £60ph via Umbrella – inside IR35
Travel: Potential for international travel to France
What you’ll be doing:

  • Establishing the Missile Airframe Task Requirements Specification (TRS) to ensure a structured & coherent mechanical response to the overall Missile TRS
  • Management of the mechanical interface with the launcher
  • Management of Mechanical & Thermal Interfaces across the Missile
  • Defining the optimum mechanical architecture for all variants of the missile, 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 missile 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

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level with 10 years’ experience or an equivalent qualification having obtained 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 missile mechanical design, including: o Static & Dynamic Analysis o Design for Environment o Thermal Management
  • Good understanding of broader engineering disciplines, including: o Aerodynamics o Testability o 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

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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