Mechanical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Role: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Harlow
Req ID: 125061BR

Summary of Role:
Raytheon Systems Ltd (RSL) are looking for a senior mechanical engineer to support various programmes across the business, both in its Weapons and Global Sensors mission areas.
The role will be based at Raytheon’s Harlow facility and the successful applicant will report directly to the Head of Engineering (Weapons). The successful candidate will have access to professional development opportunities and be part of Raytheon UK, delivering engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.
This role is ideally suited to an engineer with some experience of aerospace systems.

Main Duties:
The successful applicant will support the Weapons Team across various programmes and will involve the following main duties:
•Undertake stress analysis
•Undertake thermal analysis
•Preparation of Structural Reports in support of Airworthiness Certification
•Prepare drawings in CAD
•Provide mechanical support to RSL product Design Authorities

Candidate Requirements:
.Degree or HND/ HNC in mechanical /aerospace engineering
•Experience in FE and hand stress analysis calculations (both static and dynamic). PTC Cero Mechanica or Ansys preferred
•Experience in FE and hand thermal analysis calculations on electronic equipment PTC Cero Mechanica or Ansys preferred.
•Experience in supporting Structural Airworthiness Certification.
•Experience Design /Drawing in CAD (PTC Cero).
•Experience mechanical engineering analysis and design environment.
•Flexible, self-motivated and ability to multi-task.
•Willing and able to travel throughout UK and USA /overseas
•Support in the development of estimates for future opportunities
•Eligible or holder of current SC security clearance

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
. 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
. Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
. 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
. Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
. Enhanced sick pay scheme
. Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
. 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
. Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

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