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Senior Mechanical CAD Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Senior Mechanical CAD Engineer

Location: New Malden or Portsmouth - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Up to £46,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Working with multiple stakeholders as a senior engineer on the design of new products, making extensive use of COTS components

      Applying your knowledge, technical skills and general engineering experience to generate mechanical CAD models

        Carrying out technical analysis and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and preparing models with suggested recommendations to support design improvements

          Supporting Design and Peer Reviews

            Generation of manufacturing data packs

              Modifications and maintenance of legacy designs

              Your skills and experiences:


                Experience in an engineering discipline

                  Experience of using CAD modelling tools

                    HNC\HND qualified, likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline or equivalent experience


                      Ability to meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional body or working towards an appropriate level of engineering accreditation with a relevant professional body

                        Experience in a defence or related industry

                          Knowledge of the Naval domain

                            Familiarity with Siemens NX, Teamcenter and knowledge of PDM tools (e.g SAP)


                            You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                            Our Shared Infrastructure Hardware Team:

                            As a Senior Mechanical CAD Engineer, you will be responsible for producing and maintaining drawings of models used for the production of naval ship equipment. This is an excellent opportunity where you will be working in a flexible environment undertaking a wide variety of work.

                            Why BAE Systems?

                            This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                            Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.