Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Edison Technical Recruitment
Location
Farnham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1243681498
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role
We are seeking the right individual to join our Mechanical Design team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, the primary duty is the design, development and delivery of electro mechanical systems for the in-wheel motor, with particular emphasis on cost quality and time. Additional duties include the design, development and delivery of prototype parts. As part of the Mechanical Design team, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will collaborate cross-functionally with the Engineering, Operations and Sourcing teams, to ensure delivery of Company Goals & Targets.

Key Responsibilities
Include, although are not limited to the following:

Creating and refining mechanical parts and assembly drawings which capture design intent and key characteristics
Performing hand calculations and finite element analyses to validate your design
Discussing and resolving technically complex problems with manufacturers, suppliers and customers
Preparing and performing design reviews to pass through a gated design development process
Producing outline designs and determining project feasibility giving consideration to implications such as cost, safety and time
Managing tasks and small projects. Estimating required time for task / project completion.
Performing the interface between Electronics and Mechanical Design teams to integrate electronic packs into the mechanical envelope.
Liaising with suppliers with regard to cost, quality and manufacturability
Producing engineering reports and giving presentations to management
Providing technical support to other departments as and when required
Supporting DFMEA activities
Creation and checking Engineering drawings to BS8888
Supporting the training, development and growth of mechanical engineering talent across the company
Supporting the production line during snagging when deploying a new design
Supporting the validation team with design of tests
Providing regular updates to the engineering manager of progress and issuesRelevant Skills

Creative and innovative design
Development and analysis of engineering solutions
Ability to communicate verbally and through technical documentation in English
Produce drawings to BS 8888
Produce and manipulate complex CAD models
Ability to work in an international environment
Ability to self-motivate and work with minimal over?sight
Good computer skills (Microsoft Office, SolidWorks)
Excellent personal and task organisationRelevant Knowledge & Experience

Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering theory
Degree (BEng) in relevant engineering field
Understanding of automotive mechanical design processes
Understanding of complex calculations and FEA
Knowledge of codes of conduct and ethical working
Experience of using technologies such as injection moulding, fretwork, PCB and flexible circuit design
Proficient use of SolidWorks
Relevant experience in electro-mechanical product engineering business
Experience of component testing
Experience in heat management, casting and machining techniques
Experience preparing and holding design reviews
Knowledge in application of GD&T
Masters' degree in relevant engineering field
Chartered status with a recognised engineering body
OEM/Tier 1 experience with vehicle systems/assemblies
Experience working with high power electric & hybrid powertrains
Design experience based on ISO26262
Design experience based on ASPICE ME

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