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Mechanical Engineer

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
£40k - 50k per year + Benefits


Mechanical Engineer


Aberdeen (Hybrid working)

About Us:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Mechanical Engineer to join a world leading capability provider, serving the commercial and defence markets with innovative diving, submarine and hyperbaric rescue, technical solutions and services.

The Role:

To provide through life engineering support and engineering solutions to the company’s defence diving equipment product range. Workload can vary from new product design to meet client or internal specifications through to supporting an existing client’s request to upgrade or change equipment in the field.


  • Provide sustaining engineering support to the existing product range and technical engineering design input to new products.
  • Assess technical queries and provide engineering solutions to a wide-ranging products portfolio.
  • Liaise with internal departments such as sales, procurement and production to ensure the best technical solution is provided in all instances. 
  • Sourcing suitable components and materials when required.
  • Creation of part numbers, bill of materials and engineering documentation such as specifications, proposals, assembly instructions, test procedures, certification and reports.
  • Checking detailed manufacturing drawings and documentation.
  • Ensuring engineering solutions are provided on time and on budget.
  • Adherence to engineering and company standards and processes.
  • Site visits to other offices and client assets as and when required.
  • Accountability and responsibility as technical checker of drawings and documentation generated in support of the mechanical engineer role.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • Security clearance will be required for the role, you will need to have lived and have the right to work in the UK for 5 years or more.
  • Previous experience in a Mechanical Engineer role would be beneficial along with experience with PLM system for generating and storage of engineering packages.
  • Proven mechanical lead engineering skills and skilled in generating design calculations.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing techniques with a good knowledge of gas and fluid systems along with knowledge of design standards.
  • A background in the defence, nuclear or oil and gas sector would be highly advantageous.

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. We actively recruit at all levels for scientific, high-tech engineering, IT and manufacturing companies from Graduates / Trainees to Engineers, Sales, Management and Director Level Search and Selection appointments. Please contact Jez Lloyd at First Recruitment Group to find out more.

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