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Senior or Principal Electro Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior or Principal Electro Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior or Principal Electro Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Isle of Wight
Industry:
Salary: £40-55k + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5026
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: October 30, 2019 15:26

Job Description

This opportunity would suit an Electro Mechanical Design Engineer who is keen to work in an SME environment, yet receive the backing of a global corporate. The company is a world leader in design & manufacture of connectivity, motion control and power electronics products, servicing the aerospace, defence and industrial markets. 
 
With revenues in the £15-20m range and circa 120 employees, we are now looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer who can carry out electro mechanical packaging design of power supplies using Solidworks and Solidworks simulation for thermal and stress calculations. The power supply is mostly machined from solid aluminium and steel, some extrusion, some castings.
 
Key Tasks:
Design of mechanical packaging solutions
Thermal analysis at board level and assembly level
Stress analysis at board level and assembly level
Creation of configured drawing packs using CAD systems
Product Design Review – Provide technical expertise for packaging into the main product review process
Technology development – Work with suppliers and other engineering functions to improve product capabilities
Working to account budgeting and operational considerations
 
To apply for this position you should be able to demonstrate the following:
 
Experience in Solidworks, CAD, Flow simulation and Simulation analysis software is essential.
Proven experience in mechanical and electronic design packaging. 
Ideally qualified to degree standard in a relevant mechanical engineering course.
A complete understanding of heat transfer mechanisms in the cooling of electronics.
Creation of Drawing data packs
Bill of Materials creation and maintenance
Experience in the use of finite element software (Solidworks Simulation) for thermal and structural analysis.
Experience in design of jigs for environmental testing, production assembly fixtures and test equipment
This position will regularly involve working to tight timescales. 
 
This would suit a Design Engineer who enjoys working within a design and manufacturing environment on new product development activities. 
 
Benefits include:
 
Hovercraft Ticket and Taxi to site paid or relocation if moving to the island
Company Pension Scheme
Private Health Insurance for family
25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
Free parking
37.5 hour working week over 4.5 days
 
* Clearance requirements: The post-holder must be able to hold and maintain UK Government security clearances