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Project Engineer in Cwmfelinfach, Gwent at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful Project Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of new product introduction projects from initial concept through to release to production and beyond. This includes interpreting customer requirements, defining specifications and developing robust electro-mechanical design solutions to meet these requirements on time and to budget.


The role includes (but is not limited to) the following duties:-



  • The production and interpretation of engineering drawings and specifications in accordance with the appropriate national and international standards.

  • Project Management -- Delivering all aspects of the project to agreed timescales. Identification of project risk and implementation of mitigation or contingency activity as appropriate.

  • Interfacing with customers, internal and external. As the product expert, you will be expected to provide technical support and guidance where required.

  • Demonstrate suitability of proposed design solutions through the use of appropriate engineering tools and practices e.g tolerance analysis, stress analysis, DFMEA, PFMEA, reliability analysis, design for manufacture etc.

  • Define and conduct product testing as appropriate. This will include mechanical (endurance, shock, vibration etc) and environmental (temperature, humidity, chemical etc).

  • Creation and maintenance of the project design dossier.

Qualifications and Experience


The candidate will possess the following essential criteria:-



  • BEng or BSc in Mechanical Engineering.

  • A minimum of 3 years experience working within an electro-mechanical design environment.

  • Candidates with HND or HNC with considerable experience of electro-mechanical design are invited to apply for the position.

  • Experience of a 3D modelling software package (parts, assemblies and drawings).

  • Full UK driving license.

The Person


The candidate will demonstrate the following behavioural traits:-



  • Methodical, is able to demonstrate good planning and implementation skills.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the business as well as with customers and suppliers.

  • Good interpersonal skills. The candidate will be a team player, capable of motivating, mentoring and disseminating their knowledge to less experienced members of the team. Will be prepared to learn and follow guidance of others.

  • Dedicated to achieving the expectations for the role. Flexible and committed to development of their engineering skills in a culture of continuous improvement.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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