Mechanical Engineer

Hertfordshire | Engineering , Other Engineering

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials. Full UK Driving Licence required

Want to work for a successful business, providing cutting edge solutions across the globe?

A trusted and reputable company; with generations of expertise in mission-critical, multi-domain communications, command and control, cyber security and electronic warfare!

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

The company are a leading global specialist in the design, development, supply and support of advanced mobile and flyaway satellite and microwave equipment for secure government, military and commercial broadcast communications through our solutions.

The Solutions are specially designed to operate in the harshest environments, ensuring that users have continuous access to reliable communications regardless of the operating environment.

This is the opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join the team and help develop the next generation of Satellite Communications antennas. We are looking for an engineer who is able to provide mechanical design support for existing and new product developments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out engineering change requests on the Satellite Communications Antenna range
  • Lead and improve the ECR responses and process
  • Provision of technical support to production and sales.
  • Design of satellite communications antennas sub systems and associated electronics housings.
  • Design of machined, sheet metal and carbon fibre composite parts.
  • Production of detail drawings and bills of materials of designs to Company standards.
  • Mechanical environmental testing (sometimes off-site) of finished antennas.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual

Essential Skills:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Solidworks (or similar) 3D CAD package.
  • At least three years mechanical design experience
  • Experience in the design of machined and sheet metal parts.
  • Ability to write test reports.
  • Good understanding of design for manufacture.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous
  • Experience in the design of electro-mechanical systems.
  • Experience in the design of lightweight, rigid structures and mechanisms.
  • Experience in design to environmental standards.
  • Experience in the design of composite or moulded parts.
  • Experience in the design of waveguide parts and assemblies.
  • Experience in the design of transit cases.
  • Experience of carrying out environmental testing.
  • Experience of low to medium volume manufacturing techniques.

For full information, please get in touch!

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