Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Venatu Consulting
Sheffield, UK
05 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


Salary Competitive plus package


Venatu Recruitment Group are delighted to be working in partnership with a forward-thinking manufacturer in the automotive industry who are experiencing significant growth which is expected to continue. With a strong senior leadership team, a clear strategy and a growing reputation for quality this is an exceptional opportunity for someone to wants to work in a company which is growing, evolving and where change is exciting.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Mechanical Design Engineer, who will be responsible for the design, construction and productionising of components for electric vehicle use.

Applications are invited from graduates with significant post-graduate experience in a mechanical design role, preferably including rotating machines. A sound understanding of fundamental engineering principles and their practical application is essential, together with a high degree of proficiency in the use of 3-D CAD systems.

Key responsibilities:
  • Design of close tolerance machined components, castings and moulded parts, pressed metal components, shaft, bearing / seal design and component selection
  • Building and managing complex 3D models
  • Undertaking design analysis including lifetime and strength calculations on rotating parts and structures
  • Providing fully documented designs
  • Creating design layouts and schematics for design solutions
  • Provide engineering support within manufacturing and to customers where needed

Skills and Experience:
  • Degree qualified in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • Good 3D packaging and visualisation skills
  • Rotating machinery design experience
  • Transmission design experience
  • Good understanding of design for manufacture, machining tolerances, GD&T
  • Experience of design in a structured quality environment
  • Experience in producing DFMEA documentation
  • The ability to manage scheduled design activities to achieve on time delivery
  • Experience of working in a proactive engineering environment is essential

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