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CUD - Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineer

Placement:CUD - Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineer
Placement Location:Derbyshire
Application Deadline:29th January 2019

Vacancy Description

Start Date: February 2019

Duration: 5 months up to 12 months

The Host Company

The host company; a World Class specialist engineering company renowned for providing advanced engineering solutions in the international markets it serves, including the Aerospace, Energy, Marine and Nuclear industries.

The host company capabilities and experience utilising the skills of their highly qualified engineers and designers working from our UK headquarters in Derbyshire. The host company is committed to developing partnerships in order to meet the client's financial and operational constraints. Customer satisfaction is number one priority. They are able to draw on a wide range of specialist services: mechanical, structural, civil and electrical engineering, acoustics, inclusive design, sustainability, alternative technologies and whole life value.

The host company combines superb engineering with a clear understanding of their clients' needs and an uncompromising focus on care, quality and attention to detail. In their long history, they have met, and continually exceed, their client's expectations.

From Engineering Concept to Installation, the host company is simply leading the way by not only meeting their client's expectations, but continually surpassing them. Quality speaks for itself, and is evident in all aspects of what they do, how they manage their projects and in the results, they achieve.

The Placement

Support to develop airport products (Ground Run-up and Airport blast barriers) and also metallic test cells, as demountable solutions, for civil engine testing.

To support this, we would be looking for an engineering student who would be studying Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or Civil Engineering (including structural engineering) who would have 3D modelling skills to develop a set of models and supporting technical literature to aid the products marketing effort and also preliminary engineering reviews of the concept designs produced.

Other activities that we would expect the individual to undertaken whilst on the placement would be associated with the concept designs to support active enquiries received by the company and include 3D modelling, preliminary design reviews and calculations and technical submission data.

Skills required

The right candidate would have to be studying towards a Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or Civil Engineering (including structural engineering) degree or Masters. The core skills required for the placement will include;

  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Practical and technical engineering skills
  • 3D modelling skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good maths ability
  • IT skills, including computer aided design, production of presentations and technical data sheets 
  • Project management and budgeting skills
  • Creativity
  • Project management skills