Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896704_1583424279
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2020 16:04

Job Description

Our client, a market leader in high integrity electronics for the engineering industry, is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer for their site near Stafford, Staffordshire.

For this role you will need experience of power electronics and inverter systems. The client specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of novel power dense, high integrity electronics.

Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, you will provide mechanical design expertise in support of business opportunities. This will include feasibility studies, technology developments, concept designs for new products and bids and proposals. There will be an element of customer interaction in this role.


To perform a wide range of engineering work covering all stages of the project from bid to delivery
To plan and conduct engineering tasks requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation of designs or design techniques to meet the agreed requirements
To be responsible for a major part of the engineering work on a large project
To contribute to project meetings and to deliver detailed technical and progress reports
To keep up to date with the state of the art in the chosen area by attending seminars and studying the technical literature

Skills and Qualifications

A degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant experience shown on your CV
Broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical)
Appreciation of electrical aspects of cabinet design (e.g. EMC, stray fields, creepage and clearance, insulation systems)
Experience in manufacturing methods applicable to electronic cabinets; sheet metal fabrications, welding, machining, corrosion protection
Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. SolidWorks is preferred but not essential
Good use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, fatigue life assessments.
Good knowledge of materials
Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews.
Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations.

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location Rugeley, Staffordshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Job ID:896704


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.