Senior Design Engineer ??? Transmission / Driveline

Up to 40.00 GBP Hourly + GBP0 - GBP40/hour Limited Company
20 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Description For Vacancy No: 232024T

Consultant: Tim Bees

Company Profile: Our client designs, test and manufactures large diesel engines for military vehicles.

Job Location: Shropshire

Job Position: Senior Design Engineer - Transmission / Driveline

Job Status: Contract - initial 9 months but potential to extend

The Role: There is an opportunity for a contract design position within our clients Engineering team based in Shropshire. The engineering team has responsibility for supporting the facility's commercial and defence programs.

This role will report to the Design Team Leader and will be working on both new and existing military driveline programs

Qualifications & Experience:

* A background in either, engine, transmission, driveline design or vehicle power unit installation.
* Previous experience in a design engineer role, including preliminary or concept layouts.
* A demonstrable understanding of the interaction engine, transmission and relevant subsystems.
* Working knowledge of 3D CAD software, preferably PTC Creo.
* Worked as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering teams and with customers.
* Good communication skills with the ability to build relationships.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will play an integral role within engineering team taking the design of military powerpacks, engines and transmissions from concept through to prototype.

* Work with product engineers and customer engineering functions to understand application requirements.
* Use application requirements to develop preliminary layouts and concepts within Creo CAD modelling software.
* Develop initial concepts into detail designs.
* Be responsible for presenting designs both internally and externally.
* Creating engineering reports.
* Work with the Engineering Supervisor (design) and NPI project management team to develop powerpack cost and timing plans.
* Work with the Engineering Supervisor (design) and NPI project managers to ensure designs and drawings are released to the engineering plan.
* Support the liaison with component and subsystem suppliers during powerpack development.

Basic Hours: Core hours 37.5 per week but up to 45 may be available if approved by manager

Hourly Rate: Up to GBP40/hr Ltd Co