Mechanical Design Engineer


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Mechanical Design Engineer


Thales teams deliver cutting-edge solutions to armed forces the world over. We are Europe’s number one supplier of defence electronics and a leading provider of integrated air defence systems. But our people don’t just work with incredibly advanced technology. The armoured vehicles we build can resist the full force of improvised explosive devices, while our avionics solutions control some of the world’s most iconic military aircraft. Together, our people make the world safer.

Thales Glasgow designs a range of state-of-the-art optronics solutions for the some of the most technically advanced defence and security platforms in the world.

We’re seeking a talented Mechanical Design Engineer, who can apply their knowledge and skills in an innovative mechanical engineering environment. We have built up a multi-disciplined team passionate about developing products for a safer world and we are now looking for like-minded design engineers to join us.

Technical skills

This position would suit a talented mechanical design engineer with experience in one or a mixture of the following:

Implementation of innovative design solutionsCreating and developing mechanical detail and assembly drawingsSolid foundation in Geometric Tolerances, Surface Finishes, Surface Treatments and Tolerance Analysis (working to BS 8888)A base of mechanical design validation via calculation and FEAEvidence of analytical reasoningGood 3D CAD skills (Creo/Pro Engineer required)Familiar with precision mechanical design and assemblyPractical manufacture and assembly experienceProven delivery of projects to timescales and budgets

Working within a professional engineering environment, you should be familiar working in the design of products that comply with regulatory safety and environmental standards: EMC, RoHS, Reach, Weee and relevant Safety Directives

This is a fantastic opportunity with an innovative, global organisation. Join us.

Together We believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss with your Resourcing Business partner.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 68,000 employees in 50 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!


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