Mechanical Design Engineer

F10 Search & Selection Limited
27 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position:Mechanical Engineer

Job purpose

Within this role, there is a requirement to align business strategy to that of our customers and in support of this, a high degree of customer interaction will be required.
Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, the candidate 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.

Key responsibilities
*To perform a wide range of engineering work covering all stages of the project from bid to delivery
*To manage proactively a skill area on behalf of the business to maintain a high level of technical competence
*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 and to co-ordinate/ allocates resources
*To contribute to project meetings and to deliver detailed technical and progress reports
*To work closely with senior team members to plan and co-ordinate the project
*To keep up to date with the state of the art in the chosen area by attending seminars and studying the technical literature
*To review, coach and train technical staff to maintain engineering standards and expertise at a high level

Key Requirements
*A degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering
*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
*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

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