Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: £negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896764_1586944384
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2020 10:53

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision of high-technology products such as power converters, high power electric motors, control solutions, signature management systems, underwater measurement ranges and high integrity sensors for a wide range of defence and subsea applications.

They are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to be based out of their site in Staffordshire.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer role requires a high degree of customer interaction to align company strategy to that of customers. The jobholder will provide mechanical design expertise in support of business opportunities, including feasibility studies, technology developments, concept designs for new products and bids and proposals.

You will also provide guidance and support to other Mechanical Engineers and contribute towards the development of engineering excellence within the business.

Key responsibilities include:
*Generation of concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development programmes.
*Management and Co-ordination of technical activities within a small team.
*Carrying out elements of the product design.
*Responsibility for structural and thermal performance of products.
*Guidance and support to other mechanical engineers.
*Acting as Design Review Authority for mechanical aspects of projects.
*Provision of mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level or higher in Mechanical Engineering with experience of Power Electronics and Inverter Systems. You will have a broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical) and an appreciation of electrical aspects of cabinet design (e.g. EMC, stray fields, creepage and clearance, insulation systems), as well as experience in manufacturing methods applicable to electronic cabinets (sheet metal fabrications, welding, machining, corrosion protection etc.).

You will need to be proficient in the use of 3D CAD (Solidworks is preferred but not essential) and the use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, fatigue life assessments. You will have good knowledge of materials and of best practice design lifecycle process (e.g. gated design phases, design reviews etc.).


*Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
*£Negotiable per annum plus benefits

Key Skills: Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Design, Power Electronics, Inverters, Cabinet, EMC, Creepage, Clearance, Stray Fields, SolidWorks, CFD, FEA, Thermal Analysis, Structural analysis.

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 these 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.