Junior Thermal Engineer

Junior Thermal Engineer

Job Title: Junior Thermal Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895875_1558002652
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2019 11:30

Job Description

Our client is an internationally known manufacturer of industrial computing products for a range of industry standard architectures. Products are designed and developed totally in-house and use leading-edge electronic components. They have a range of high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications.

A Junior Thermal Engineer is required to provide key design inputs to the electronics hardware team and will be very involved in the verification stages of product development, as well as providing on-going support to the design teams.

The Job

Designing, developing and testing thermal solutions for both convection and conduction cooled products.
Liaising with the hardware and PCB design engineers to agree optimal layout and construction of the boards.
Simulating and analysing thermal performance of the products and implementing any necessary corrections.
Thermal and mechanical testing of new products and components.
Developing and improving our mechanical and thermal design procedures and practises.
Maintaining awareness of new technologies.

Skills and Qualifications

Ideally you will have a degree-level qualification in a relevant discipline, or equivalent relevant experience - previous design and analysis experience in an industrial environment is not required.
You must be able to demonstrate an ability to learn quickly and should ideally be familiar with some or all of the following:
An understanding of the principles behind designing thermal solutions for both convection cooled and conduction cooled electronic products.
Thermal simulation using Flotherm or Flotherm XT or similar product.
Mechanical design skills, ideally using SolidWorks, for creating or at least modifying solid model designs for heat sinks and other items.
Following a thermal design process.
An appreciation of general production machining processes.
In addition to technical skills, the candidate must be independent and self-motivated but also be able to interact with other engineers both locally and overseas.

Job Title: Junior Thermal Engineer
Location Colchester, Essex
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25,000pa-£30,000pa
Job ID:895875

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

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