Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

16 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Contract Type
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Newtown, Powys - Negotiable Salary - Automation Industry

Role Specification

My client is a leading global provider of sophisticated automation equipment used in commercial and industrial applications. Their products are used in the most demanding environments requiring performance, reliability and energy efficiency in enhancing the productivity of automation machinery.

Your role will be to lead on the mechanical design of new sophisticated power and control electronic products and systems. You will work within a multi-disciplinary projects team as well as taking on smaller independent design challenges. You must be comfortable working with plastics, metal die-casting, extrusions and sheet metal. Your role will involve stress analysis, thermal management analysis, shock and vibration testing. You will also be familiar with ingress protection, electrical interconnect reliability, safety & regulatory engineering, design for robustness and value engineering.

Main Duties

+ Technical leadership of mechanical design projects

+ Creation of technical specifications from user requirements and relevant industrial standards

+ Concept design, modelling and development of new parts, assemblies and drawings

+ Materials and component evaluation and selection to meet product requirements

Skills and Experience Required

+ Knowledge of thermal/mechanical simulation (FloTherm, Ansys Mechanical) - Training available

+ Minimum of 4 years' mechanical design experience in a similar or related field

+ Design experience of electronic/electrical products using multiple materials

+ Skilled user of 3D CAD (PTC Creo preferred but not essential)

The salary is negotiable depending on experience and includes a generous bonus and benefits package. Relocation support is also available.

If you feel like you have the right skills and experience for this role then please apply with a copy of your updated CV, salary expectations and availability to com or call me on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed)