Powertrain Design Engineer

Orion Electrotech Ltd
Worthing, UK
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for an innovative business that has taken a clean sheet approach through its development programme to deliver diesel engine designs that combine innovation, with best engineering practice to develop patented technologies to unlock new levels of power density.

The company is an exciting place to work, where innovative and unusual ideas are actively encouraged. The business is rapidly growing, and as such - is the ideal environment for a candidate wishing to work in a business with opportunity for career progression, and to be involved in an industry-changing development from relatively early on.
The Powertrain Design Engineer role is ideal for a candidate wishing to work in an environment of rapid technical change, to develop innovative new technologies. The role will allow the candidate to either work across a broad range of systems, or to take a higher level of ownership over the design of a given system, depending on their skillset and approach to work.

*Preparation of component and assembly designs, in the form of 3D models, 2D technical drawings and other associated technical documentation, to address technical issues identified by a combination of real-world testing, analytical study and engineering judgement
*Preparation of design release packs including supporting evidence such as basic calculations to support key design decisions
*Close cooperation with other key technical stakeholders, including analysis, systems, build
& test to ensure the delivery of 'right first time', technically sound designs
*Ensuring one's own designs meet company design guidelines and standards
*Effective application of sound engineering principles and ones' own experience to contribute to the determination of potential root causes for technical challenges, and to propose potential design solutions
*Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or a relevant scientific discipline
Experience of:
oInternal combustion engine design
oWorking within an environment of continuous and rapid technical change
*A thorough technical understanding of core mechanical engineering principles:
oMaterial selection, heat treatment, manufacturing and processing knowledge of Stress, strain, fatigue, creep, fretting, galling o Bolted joints
oFluid bearings, oil/hydraulic systems, seals o Basic tolerance analysis of DFM&A / DFx
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to operate as part of a team both within and outside of the Engineering department
*Strong 3D CAD skills using Siemens NX design package, with excellent 2D technical drawing skills, and a thorough understanding of GD&T principles to produce drawings in accordance with BS8888
*Sound documentation capabilities and thus experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint for example

If interested in this fantastic opportunity in a growing business

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