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Senior Mechanical Design & Development Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design & Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design & Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Industry:
Salary: Up to £60k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5156
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: February 13, 2020 12:32

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer who is interested in working for an expanding automotive engineering company involved in electric vehicle solutions.  If you enjoy working within a multicultural and multi-skilled team of engineers then you will thrive in this environment.
 
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineers primary duty is the design, development and delivery of electro mechanical systems for the in-wheel motor. 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. You will support and guide the more junior design engineers.
 
The work will focus on the design and analysis of precision electromechanical components, high speed rotating devices, enclosures, plastic parts and electronic packaging.
 
Appreciation for the demands of the automotive industry would be preferable but this shouldn’t deter you from making an application if you think your experience is suited to products that involve electronics packaging. 
 
To apply for this position you should be able to demonstrate the following:
Thorough understanding and experience of hand calculations and FEA
Sound knowledge of physics and mechanical engineering theory
Experience using SolidWorks and SolidWorks Simulation
Degree (BEng) in relevant engineering field
Application of product design process
Knowledge of codes of conduct and ethical working
Experience of using technologies such as injection moulding, fretwork, PCB and flexible
circuit design
Relevant experience in electro-mechanical product engineering business
Experience of component testing and design of tests
Experience in heat management, casting and machining techniques
Experience preparing and holding design reviews
Sound knowledge in application of GD&T
 
Desirable:
Masters’ degree in relevant engineering field
Knowledge and application of CFD analyses
Chartered status with a recognised engineering body
OEM/Tier 1 experience with vehicle systems/assemblies
Experience working with high power electric and hybrid powertrains
Experience of automotive traction batteries and motors
Design experience based on ISO26262
Design experience based on ASPICE ME
 
Benefits:
Discretionary bonus - up to15%
37.5 hour week with core hours from 10:00-16:00 Monday to Friday
Life assurance at 4x salary
Pension - Up to 7%
Private healthcare
Employee share options scheme
 
The role is based in Farnham, Surrey with occasional requirement for national and international travel, primarily to local suppliers / partners and China.