Principal Mechanical CAD EngineerNew Malden, GBR

Requisition ID: R10154163

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: New Malden, London, United Kingdom

  • Clearance Type: Security Check (SC)

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

Your Opportunity to Define Possible . Our Opportunity t o Deliver the Nation’s Security . Together.

Salary: 46,000 – 63,000

Role Clearance Type: You must be able to gain and maintain the relevant UK Government clearance in line with the job role (SC).

Location: Burlington House, New Malden, Kingston-Upon-Thames, London, UK.

About Your Opportunity:

A key member of the Hardware Engineering team, this role will work to provide Mechanical CAD engineering expertise for maritime control and instrumentation systems throughout the full project lifecycle, from requirements and concept design through to validation and qualification. This will involve the selection, design, development and analysis of electrical systems and components to deliver a Platform Management System (PMS) on a variety of Defence programmes.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.

  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Produce and review mechanical piece part drawings and General Assemblies (GA) using Creo Elements

  • Support the creation and management of Bills of Materials (BOM)

  • Provide mechanical engineering support to the Mechanical Design Engineering team

  • Define and apply appropriate Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to mechanical designs

  • Define and apply appropriate standards, materials and finishes in accordance with project requirements

  • Maintain documents and drawings through development and production changes

Your Experience:

  • Proficient user of Creo Elements

  • Strong knowledge of GD*T and BS 8888

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing techniques

  • Strong experience in an Mechanical CAD position

  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, as well as within a collaborative team environment

  • Experience of working within a regulated industry (e.g. automotive, aviation, defence, rail etc.)

  • Experience in the use of Windchill PLM

Your Future Team:

“This role is a great fit for a Principal Electrical Engineer looking for further career development opportunities and to work within a design team and support engineers. You’ll be working with top talent to contribute to the continued safe deployment of the latest in-service submarines for the Royal Navy. What an opportunity!

Kenneth Park – Hardware Engineering Manager @ Northrop Grumman UK

We are an extensively experienced and supportive team working in a matrix structure that promotes collaboration, opportunity for new experiences and learning. We will give you space to develop your career and build on your capability to lead inside and outside a project team.

Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry.We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more

email to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Defence Business:

Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer – with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

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Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.