Currently we recruiting a Mechanical Engineer experienced in automotive or other vehicle drivetrain transmission design and development to join our clients team in Nottingham.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:·Drivetrain design·Drivetrain design review & optimisation ·Drivetrain development troubleshooting (e.g. durability, vibration, efficiency failures)·Delivering technical work·Concept design development·Gearbox component and housing design·CAD work in CATIA, and guiding others in design work ·CAE using company software·Creating drawings of prototype transmissions·Liaising with manufacturers and test houses to deal with non-conformances and development issues·Specification of clutches, synchronisers·Specification of hydraulic and electric shifting mechanisms ·Developing PDS documents and test requirements ·Discussions with customers in meetings and web-meetings·Supporting sales teams to understand customer needs·Writing proposals for project work·Project delivery
EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:·A good understanding of the development process for transmissions or similar complex mechanical components·Either an in-depth knowledge of the use of simulation technology such as FE analysis, CAE, gear design software, or a good appreciation of how such tools are used in the design process. ·A sound knowledge of manufacturing for mechanical components such that you can create drawings of transmission components and liaise with manufacturers·High level qualifications (typically degree) in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering or related subject·Previous experience in a related area·Strong problem-solving skills and an interest in developing skills in software analysis and other CAE tools·A willingness to be ‘hands-on’ when necessary.·Occasional international travel is necessary.