Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer with a background in satellites/space?

Would you like to join a highly innovative space company, and be part of an enthusiastic UK team developing equipment and sub-systems for multiple space missions?

As Mechanical Engineer you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, excellent range of benefits and be responsible for:

  • Have strong commercial experience in space industry, designing mechanical parts, assemblies and sub-systems
  • Producing drawings
  • Developing innovative solutions to engineering requirements
  • Preparing technical documentation including test procedures, design specifications and engineering change notices


To be considered for the role of Mechanical Engineer you will need to:

  • Be educated to BSc or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Have commercial experience designing mechanical parts, assemblies and sub-systems, preferably for the space environment
  • Have hands on experience Manufacturing, Assembly and Testing
  • Keen to solve complex challenges in a small team
  • Have ability to apply formal verification processes
  • Have experience designing to ECSS standards
  • Working to formal development procedures as part of a team
  • Have experience working with CAD (preferably Solidworks)
  • Have experience of radiation, structural and thermal analysis – would be an advantage


Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment.