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Principal Mechanical Engineer
Our clients have an exciting opportunity to join their growing team in Rugeley.
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.
The successful Engineer will also be required to provide guidance and support to other Mechanical Engineers within the engineering community and to contribute towards the development of engineering excellence within the business.
Generate 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
Responsible for the structural and thermal performance of products
Guidance and support to other mechanical engineers
Design review authority for mechanical aspects of projects
Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future
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.
It is likely that in future the candidate may perform mechanical lead roles in complex power developments
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.
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