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Mechanical Analysis Engineer

Mechanical Analysis Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Analysis Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £35-60k + Bonus + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4791
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2019 11:25

Job Description

Mechanical Analyst – Solidworks Simulation
£35-60k + Bonus + Good Package
This is a new position, reporting into the Mechanical Design Manager. It has been created to support the mechanical design and development team and you will work as the specialist analyst within the team. 
You’ll be working for an automotive technology firm based across the US, UK and China, & their mission is to drive sustainable transport through innovation, imagination & efficiency.
At the moment they only use Solidworks Simulation and are looking for someone who is happy to use this tool as the primary means of analysing their designs – this would cover include kinematic, dynamic, heat transfer, shock, noise vibration and harshness analyses on complex materials, structural components and functional systems.
You’ll perform structural analyses, document the results, provide design guidance and inform validation testing.
Relevant Knowledge & Experience
Extensive experience of hand calculations and FEA and their application and validation
Extensive knowledge of physics and mechanical engineering theory
Technical understanding of vehicle and suspension loading
Experience using SolidWorks and SolidWorks Simulation
Degree (BEng) in relevant engineering field
Application of product design process
Experience of component testing and design of tests
Experience preparing and holding design reviews
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
Experience of automotive traction batteries and motors
Experience in heat management, casting and mechanical techniques 
Previous design experience based on ISO26262 
Benefits Package
Discretionary Bonus
Life Assurance 
Pension Scheme
Private Healthcare
Share Options
Learning & Development
The manager feels this could be of interest to experienced FEA Engineers or design and development engineers who would like to specialise in analysis.