Senior/ Principle Mechanical Design Engineer

28 February 20232023-02-28
£45,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
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Senior/ Principle Mechanical Design Engineer

Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Competitive Salary

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting generation of requirements from the customer’s brief and all relevant standards
  • Generation of mechanical layouts
  • 2D and 3D CAD modelling of mechanical, electrical and electronics systems
  • Design for production (DfMA etc) including a working knowledge of GD&T
  • Quality assessment and inspection of prototype custom components against design
  • Supporting prototype builds
  • BOM generation and management
  • Component selection and supporting sourcing including technical discussions with manufacturers
  • Design verification and validation including assessment and simulation of operational environmental factors such as stress, vibration, thermal, ingress protection
  • Generation of build/ assembly instructions

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Educated to degree level in Mechanical Engineer
  • Experience in designing transport mechanical systems
  • Working knowledge of the relevant design standards for mechanical system design and manufacture applied to the above
  • Experienced in designing production intent product including use of tools such as DFMEA, PFMEA and DfM.
  • Experience in the mechanical design and packaging of HV and LV electrical systems, ideally across both mobile and static enclosure-based systems
  • Technical design presentations to internal and external stakeholders
  • Electro-mechanical design system design in above advised applications
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods including sheet metal, machining and casting.
  • Knowledge of common engineering materials and their selection
  • Thermal management design in electronic systems
  • Experience in rack-mounted or enclosure-based systems
  • Experience of mechanical component sourcing and a strong supplier database
  • Experience in the mechanical design of energy storage/delivery systems such as batteries, supercaps or fuel cells

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