Mechanical Systems Engineer

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Systems Engineer required to join a leading diesel engineer manufacturer. You will ideally have extensive knowledge of diesel engines used in diverse market sectors.

The Role:

The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for an engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. The role is within our Peterborough Engineering & Technology centre where you will work alongside a range of system and validation specialists, with support and collaboration from engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan.

The Mechanical Systems Engineer will:

Lead the creation of Engine System FMEA's, supporting risk identification, providing technical guidance on system integration and facilitating the creation of system & component validation plans (DVP&R).

Analysis of in field machine & engine data to develop technical objectives, identify system level risks and test cycles

Work with component teams, test engineers, and product engineering managers, to drive decision making from engine data reviews and end of test inspections.

Collaborate with the Design Architect & the Performance Architect in order to investigate system level trade-offs including performance, packaging & durability. They will utilise a combination of engineering hand calculations, simulation results and test data

Lead the development of and implementation of Systems integration processes.

Lead machine integration application risk assessments, working collaboratively with internal & 3rd party machine groups

Liaise with application leads & customers to negotiate in field validation opportunities

Take results from DVP & translate into product capability statements, application sign-off requirements

The work involves working in a fast-moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis.

Required Skills and Experience:

A Systems Engineering approach to product development

Ability to analyse complex data with experience of engines or engine applications

Demonstrated experience of Engine Design, Development or Simulation

Demonstrated experience of planning validation and test requirements

Experience of DFMEA facilitation and creation

Good communication skills, both written instructions and working as part of a team

Engineering degree qualified

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desired Skills and Experience:

Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets

Experience of Proactive Reliability, and demonstration of Product Quality

Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development

6 Sigma Methodology and Continuous Process Improvement

Experience of Root Cause Analysis, and issue investigation techniques


Applications are welcomed from Candidates who possess the relevant skills and experience as detailed in the job description. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of skills and experience need not apply.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK before making an application and it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide evidence of such eligibility.

In order to apply for this position, we require the last 4 digits of your National Insurance number. Please include this information with your application.

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