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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Mechanical Design Engineer



£negotiable dependent on experience

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our prestigious client who specialise in combustion engines. This is a permanent role based in Derbyshire with a negotiable salary dependent on experience.

The role

The mechanical design engineer will be responsible for the 3D concept design and 2D drafting of bespoke diesel, electric, hydrogen and hybrid systems. Other responsibilities include:

  • Executing analysis / calculations i.e. CFD, FEA, cooling calcs, stress/strain, component life etc.
  • Support engineering sign-off requirements via the use of DFMEA's & DVP's.
  • Compiling engineering sign-off data
  • Support development of design standards & test procedures, rig operation, test equipment etc.
  • Support the generation of timing plans, technical requirements & costs
  • Interpreting and using test data and analysis techniques results correctly
  • Work with cross functional teams
  • Supporting continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support cost reduction and quality improvements
  • Liaise with internal and external suppliers to develop design briefs / design solutions / validations plans & delivery plans
  • Championing projects and chair meetings to ensure smooth and effective management
  • Lead a small team of engineers (UK based + India design team) throughout the product development cycle
  • Support reviews & generate documentation to prove the machine meets the latest legislation requirements.
  • Support the creation of system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) - using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions.
  • Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies.
  • Support achievement of business's quality and warranty targets
  • Coordination with other functional areas, such as programme teams, purchasing, quality, other development teams

The Person

  • Experience of using CAD software such as NX
  • Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven).
  • Have an understanding of powertrain system / architecture.
  • Have awareness of cost implications for full component life cycle
  • Be competent with systems and procedures of the department e.g. CAD / SOPs
  • Demonstrates and has whole machine / system knowledge. Has ability (not just technical) to advise and influence other engineers though knowledge and expertise.
  • Be capable of working from engineering brief as well as arrangement models

The Company

The company are a tier one supplier of combustion engines and have a number of exciting development programmes. You will be working with some of the most bespoke and state of the art processes, which will help you gain new skills and broaden your experience in systems engineering