Design Engineer

South Wales - Oakdale, United Kingdom (UK), General Dynamics UK Limited [8660]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

General Dynamics UK is a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.GDUK is looking to recruit a CAD Design Engineer for the SV Programme, reporting directly to the Lead Engineer. The role will require a holistic approach to design engineering, taking into account factors such as safety, cost and ease of manufacture.


  • Produce design solutions including concepts, packaging and platform installation designIntegrity of the design solution, including safety
  • Supporting the design process during the project lifecycle
  • CAD Alignment to BOM at Platform Level
  • BoM management at platform level
  • Embodiment of Engineering Design Changes
  • Ensure the installation design solutions fulfil the vehicle requirements
  • Preparation of material for internal and external design reviews
  • Effectively communicate design options & constraints to the Lead Engineer


  • Proficient user of Pro Engineer Wildfire4/Creo/Creo 3
  • Proficient user of Windchill PDMLink
  • Design and development of mechanical components and systems
  • Produce detail design drawings
  • BoM management and maintenance
  • Military Vehicle design (desirable)
  • Experience of working within a defence orientated industry (desirable)
  • Knowledge of standards relating to defence work e.g. Defence Standards (desirable)

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