Full-Time

Mechanical Engineer

Farnborough (United Kingdom)
3 to 5 years
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The Job

Mechanical Engineer What you will become a part of Business Area Surveillance offers effective solutions for surveillance, decision support and systems used to detect and deter different kinds of threats. The product portfolio includes airborne, land based and marine radar systems, systems for signal reconnaissance, command and communications systems as well as systems for leading seafaring vessels and air traffic. You will be a part of the business unit Radar Solutions which is responsible for the radar development and more specifically the engineering organization with headquarters in Gothenburg Sweden but based in the Farnborough office. The engineering organization consists of a number of departments where you will belong to the department called Mechanics & Cabling. Your role at Saab Due to continued success, we are expanding our teams and are searching for multiple mechanical engineers to join our team and be part of our global operation. Being a mechanical engineer at Saab means that you have the responsibility to understand the requirements from the sub system level and transform it to production documentations. To accomplish this a close interaction and collaboration with production and other design departments must be obtained. You perform this work as a part of a team consisting of design engineers, sub system engineers and mechanical team leaders. Your team will be responsible for the mechanical designs for our UK customer’s existing radar systems as well as new systems and upgrades for that customer. Your team will primarily be based in Farnborough, UK but you will spend a considerable amount of training and working in Gothenburg, Sweden, especially at the beginning of your employment. Who you are today As a person, you are positive, social, result oriented and a team player with an education within mechanical design combined with work life experience. You have +5 years’ experience as mechanical designer (Creo or Catia) You have the ability to find solutions for complex problems. Handling unexpected problems is a natural part of reality and you choose simple and effective solutions to those problems. You have interest in developing creative and innovative solutions and thereby helping us realise our product vision. You are comfortable with explaining technical solutions for the team and stakeholders. You like working in a team and cooperating with others but are capable of working individually as well. You have a will to develop yourself both professionally and personally. You agree with our core values of “Trust, Drive and Expertise”. During your employment, you will handle tasks and materials that are classed as military secrecy and therefore you must have a UK or Swedish citizenship. About Saab Saab is a global defence and security company in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 18,000+ employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one fourth of our earnings are spent on research and development. Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work. If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.
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