Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Location
Swindon
Salary
£45000 - £70000/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior/Lead Design Engineer- Switchgear Specialist- Electric Vehicle - South - £DOE
Your automotive job - does it allow you to do the undo-able? To achieve the unachievable? Or to engineer the impossible?
Do you go home with a sense of pride, having designed or developed something truly innovative? Do you get a sense of worth from your job that money just cannot buy? Are your big ideas constrained by narrow thinking?
Perhaps it's time to think differently. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently.
If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role…only better.
What you will do
As Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist;

* Provide technical leadership & design support for the complete vehicle switchgear
* Lead/advise the CAD design within the group as it expands, ensure modelling is completed to the required standards
* Take responsibility for switchgear design and mechanical/electrical interface, the hardware development & packaging of vehicles switchgear, be aware of technical limitations and manufacturing through to production
* Work within the Design Team and with cross functional areas both internal and external to ensure compatibility.
* Generation of technical specifications, validation plans, proposals and reports

What you will need
As Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist;

* A degree in Automotive /Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
* Knowledge in design of electromechanical components & system delivery, DFM, DFA
* Experience of vehicle design and development (switchgear) with sound knowledge of automotive design and system requirements.
* Sound knowledge of modelling vehicle switchgear and integrating to other components & assemblies.
* Knowledge of a range of engineering materials and manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms.

* Proven experience in component validation & testing
* Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment.

What you will get
As Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist;

* Experience of working on a project from concept stage.
* An excellent salary & benefits
* Career progression.

Applications
Suitably qualified and experienced Senior/Lead Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)(Apply online only) or by emailing their CV and covering letter