Job Posted: 19 May 2017
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      Mechanical Design Engineer

      £25,000 - £33,000 (DOE)| Portsmouth, Southampton| Permanent

      £25,000 - £33,000 (DOE)| Portsmouth, Southampton| Permanent

      AKKA Aeroconseil UK is the British subsidiary of the AKKA Technologies group, a global leader in engineering consultancy employing 14,000 skilled individuals in 21 countries across the aerospace, automotive and rail sectors. With unprecedented growth in all sectors, we are seeking talented and ambitious engineers to further develop our capabilities in the space industry.


      We are seeking skilled and enthusiastic electromechanical design engineers to support and expand our existing AKKA team in the space sector. As part of the mechanical design team you will be working on the design and test of the next generation of telecommunication, military and scientific satellites.

      Key responsibilities will include:

      • 3D modelling of equipment and baseplates using the CATIA CAD system
      • Routing of waveguide and coax cables to deliver signals through the satellite
      • Production of 2D definition drawings and 3D models
      • Creating a Bill of Materials
      • Managing equipment integration to ensure coaxes and waveguides are implemented in the correct order

      Knowledge and Experience


      • Degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering or HNC with 3-5 years’ industry experience
      • Demonstrable experience and use of CAD tools, ideally CATIA V5 (1 year minimum)
      • Strong communication skills to build effective relationships with both client and AKKA team
      • High level of spoken and written English


      • Previous experience with VPM and PDM tools
      • Good Microsoft Office knowledge
      Recruiter: AKKA Development UK Limited