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Job Description

Faststream are working with a global leader within the marine satellite and terminals sector searching for a Mechanical Engineer.

As a Mechanical Engineer your main tasks and responsibilities:
  • Develop concepts, layouts, and detailed designs for compact, highly integrated products
  • Design mechanical parts and assemblies using Solidworks that meet the specified requirements
  • Incorporate the principles of Design for Manufacture, Design for Assembly, and Design for Cost into your designs and drawings
  • Create technical drawings and manufacturing data packs in accordance with recognised standards.
  • Manage and maintain design data with standard best-practice configuration management procedures
  • Be “hands-on” with the evaluation and testing of prototypes and engineering samples
  • Complete thermal analysis using suitable tools and techniques and create designs that effectively manage the thermal loading of the products
  • Support the development of the R&D test & prototyping lab within the office
  • Provide training and technical support as required for other members


  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience using CAD software to generate 3D models of components of assemblies and technical drawing packs
  • Experience working with hardware engineers on the design and integration of PCBs
  • Experience with common techniques and analysis methods for effective thermal management of electronics
  • Experience with configuration management (PDM/PLM)
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods suitable for prototyping, low and high-volume production (eg 3D printing, machining, etching, injection moulding, etc)
  • Experience and desire to use common hand tools for assembling, measuring, and testing prototypes and engineering samples
  • Experience managing procurement and manufacturing of components with suppliers and vendors
  • You should have strong communication skills and be comfortable communicating your ideas and opinions with engineers, vendors, and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong documentation and organisational skills
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
  • Must have the right to work in the UK