Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Team Support Midlands Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35000 - £38000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Mechanical Engineer is required for a leading company based in Birmingham offers a range of engine cooling systems, heating and air conditioning systems and fluid reservoirs.

The Mechanical Engineer will be creating the 3D model to the space constraints given by the customer, then project manage the approved model down to individual components to allow production. The successful applicant will need a good understanding of heat transfer and stress analysis to drive innovation and improvement within the design process. They would work with the customers and other departments within the business to deliver the final approved product on time.

As a mechanical engineer the KEY SKILLS include

- Strong mechanical background
- Heat transfer background essential
- Stress analysis background preferred
- Simulation background (FEA & CFD) preferred
- CAD proficient – SOLID WORKS (not essential)
- Innovative

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
1. Work on development of new products from concept to launch utilising best practice and technical innovation
2. Ensure the best practices and procedures are maintained

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
• Degree in a mechanical engineering discipline – minimum grade 2:1
• Experience in mechanical / product design essential
• Ability to interpret mechanical assembly drawings
• Experience in industry in a strong mechanical engineering environment
• Strong mathematical skills particularly toward algebra
• Automotive experience, preferably including some heavy goods background
• Ability to demonstrate competence in an applications environment

PERSON SPECIFICATION
• Must be a good communicator both written and verbally
• Comfortable with hands on approach but also able to step back and see overall picture
• Driver’s license essential – must be prepared for occasional travel