Principal Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
Inspired Recruitment
Location
Rugeley
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with experience of Power Electronics based in Rugeley.

Key responsibilities
• Generate concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development programmes
• Management and Co-ordination of technical activities within a small team
• Carrying out elements of the product design
• Responsible for the structural and thermal performance of products
• Guidance and support to other mechanical engineers
• Design review authority for mechanical aspects of projects
• Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
• Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities

Personal attributes
• A degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering
• Broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical)
• Appreciation of electrical aspects of cabinet design (e.g. EMC, stray fields, creepage and clearance, insulation systems)
• Experience in manufacturing methods applicable to electronic cabinets; sheet metal fabrications, welding, machining, corrosion protection
• Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. Solidworks is preferred but not essential
• Use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, fatigue life assessments.
• Good knowledge of materials
• Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews.
• Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations
• It is likely that in future the candidate may perform mechanical lead roles in complex power developments

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