Mechanical Design Engineer

JT Recruit Ltd Loughborough
£38k per annum dependent on experience
05 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for a mechanical design engineer to join a small team of engineers involved in automotive electric vehicle design and development. Reporting to the Lead Mechanical Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the complete lifecycle development of a broad range of projects, taking them from requirement capture and concept development through to prototype build and testing. Typical projects include HV (high voltage) batteries, cooling systems, powertrain installations (automotive), electronics housings, wiring routings and complete system integration. The successful candidate may be required to work on multiple projects concurrently so will need be able to work independently and be able to manage their own time. This is a varied role and as a member of the development team you will work alongside their systems, software and electronics engineers to produce both complete vehicle solutions and individual product applications. The role will include assisting in the mechanical assembly and potentially fabrication of parts (skills allowing), so would be suited to someone who enjoys hands on as well as computer based work. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience of working in industry, including CAD based work, and hold a degree in engineering or related courses. Key skills 3D Cad modelling (Solidworks an advantage) Documentation Useful experience Electrical systems design Sheetmetal design, large assembly and wire/pipe routing in Solidworks Workshop experience Fabrication Automotive experience of any kind including motor sport. Pay scale : Up to £38k depending upon experience.
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