Mechanical Design Engineer


Region: Lower Saxony
Country: Germany



Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 05/08/2024
Job Reference: MDELSG_1720433046

Mechanical Design Engineer

Contract: 6 Months

Location: Lower Saxony Germany

Passionate about conceptualizing and designing groundbreaking structures for one of the most exciting projects for space?

We are seeking a driven Design Engineer to be a key part of our team, shaping the future of space structures and technology. As a motivated Design Engineer, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team that dares to dream big and turns those dreams into tangible, revolutionary designs.


  • Propose innovative solutions to help improve existing designs and influence new product design via sound, succinct, data-driven analysis results.
  • Create 3D CAD models, detailed part and assembly drawings, and parts lists using Solid Works.
  • Create detailed BOM tables and work closely with the Supply Chain Manager to define procurement requirements and ensure delivery of all components as per the project schedule.
  • Take complete ownership of the designs and interact with project partners (internal and external) to optimize the designs and interfaces.
  • Coordinate with the Analysis team and provide the needed inputs to facilitate validation of the designs through FEA.
  • Liaise with MAIT team and provide detailed work instructions and inputs to manufacturing and assembly procedures.
  • Be responsible for handling and management of incoming and outgoing design documentation with proper configuration control using Solid Works PDM.


  • Have a degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, or similar qualification.
  • Have at least 5 years of professional experience in a design engineering role in a professional engineering environment in European space (or aerospace) projects.
  • Have experience in mechanical design of structures including composite materials (preferably within SolidWorks) as well as in the design of metal and CFRP components.
  • Have excellent English and German skills.
  • Experience in design of space systems like Deployable Structures, Hold Down and Release Mechanisms, etc. is highly desirable.
  • Have a strong understanding of technical drawing and DIN standards.
  • Are able to quickly identify areas of further design optimization and to influence design changes with innovative ideas and solutions.
  • Familiarity with space projects and with ESA and ECSS standards are highly desirable.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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