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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Electronic Components)

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Electronic Components)

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer (Electronic Components)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893464_1504179110
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email: lucy@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 31, 2017 12:31

Job Description

Our client is a leading advanced wireless and mobile communications engineering company, designing and manufacturing products for industry sectors such as military and defence, cellular carriers, and network equipment manufacturers.

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Mechanical development of components, sub-systems and complete products from concept through to release for manufacture. This includes supporting products in manufacture. Main components typically include die-cast and pressed metal housings, CNC machined shielding, custom cables, labels, and fittings.

For this role, it is important that you have experience of thermal design and thermal analysis. You also need experience of working with small-scale electronic components that generate heat, so a background in product design and development would be helpful.

Your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Bachelor's Degree or alternative with equivalent relevant experience
Experienced in performing engineering calculations on a regular basis
Familiarity with principles of 3D CAD modelling, preferably SolidWorks
A good understanding of electronics, PCB technology and the interaction with Mechanical Design
Fluent in performing thermal analysis and optimising designs to meet the thermal requirements. Can demonstrate a track record of optimising designs for thermal requirements
Understanding of the physics of heat and the core principles of how to manage it. This includes the use of hand-calculations and non-FEA based analysis / thermal analysis software
Ability to manage working on multiple projects while dealing with day to day requests
Proven experience working on the development of new products with some experience in developing electronic products.
Experienced in design for low volume production
Proven experience in working / liaising with subcontractors
Experience of designing industrial equipment or similar products
Can demonstrate thorough understanding and application of the product development process from concept to launch.

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer (Electronic Components)
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:893464


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 Nationals. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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