Mechanical Design Engineer Innovators with Insight Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defence systems. And it is the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. As a Mechanical Design Engineer with the team in Surrey, you will work on the next generation of satellite communicationequipment and leading-edge military and humanitarian sensors, including design/drawing of tactical satcom systems and advanced handheld â€˜metal detectorâ€™ like products, as well as sensors mounted on small robotic land platforms. It is the perfect opportunity for an experienced mechanical design engineer to work on leading-edge projects. Cobham Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defence systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring. As a Mechanical Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Demonstrated experience in mechanical design using 3D CAD software, ideally Solidworks, gained within electromechanical environment Good knowledge of various manufacturing techniques and materials Understanding of design office data management / change control Previous experience of using FEA type software for thermal or stress analysis is desirable as is familiarity with antennas, SATCOM terminals and/or radar systems As a Mechanical Design Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: Mechanical design of portable and mobile satellite communications antennas and terminals, working in close co-operation with RF design engineers. Design of environmentally sealed mechanical enclosures, for portable, manned vehicle/robot and handheld devices, including integration of electronics and sensor antennas systems Creating 3D CAD models and 2D drawings to British Standard and Company QA Procedures Providing support to on-site manufacturing facility and ensuring components are designed for both function and ease of manufacture, design-to-cost and ease of assembly/support and maintenance Providing technical support in bid preparation and costing What we will be looking for in you: We are looking for someone with a head full of innovative ideas and great team working skills. Someone with the planning and communication skills to make a real contribution to complex engineering projects and to help create the next generation of technology. Cobham welcomes applications from all sections of the community.