Design Engineer - Transmission

Ref No. EMP406786
Location Leamington Spa, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

Responsible for the design of a wide range of mechanical components from various sectors (Engines, Vehicles, Transmissions & Hybrids) for example light duty gasoline engines to off highway transmissions.

Important

Knowledge of Mechanical design and components with 3D CAD skills using CATIA in the Automotive industry

The Job

Summary

Responsible for the design of a wide range of mechanical components from various sectors (Engines, Vehicles, Transmissions & Hybrids) for example light duty gasoline engines to off highway transmissions.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will work closely with the senior designers to carry out specified mechanical component designs as identified by the Chief Designer or Lead Designer. Additionally, will attend graduate development trainings to rapidly increase engine design experience and knowledge.

Duties and Responsibilities
* The mechanical design of basic components through concept, definitive and detail design phases
* To work on a variety of market sectors from passenger cars to industrial and defense markets
* Carries out basic mechanical design work including 3D modelling, basic stress calculations, 2D detailing, 2D layouts, assist with Tolerance stacks as required. Agreeing the design approach with the project lead designer
* Responsible for the following engineering activities: *Creation of 2D drawings to allow manufacture or purchase
* Creation of assembly drawings and bill of materials
* Carry out design change requests as per process and in a timely manner
* Fit and function of their responsible parts or system and their interaction with other systems
* Layout drawings and standard part libraries are up to date
* Meeting design timing plans on assigned tasks
* Preparing and presenting mechanical designs at design reviews

* Work closely with manufacturing and process engineers to ensure products are designed for manufacture
* Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the project management teams, chief designer or engineering manager
* Keeps up to date with and dissemination of: *latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards
* latest technology trends
* latest developments in design tools

* Liaises with suppliers and other Ricardo departments to ensure the required information is available when needed and customer requests are dealt with in a timely manner
* Follows departmental processes relating to management of designs (MDP)
* Ensures design files and documentation are kept up to date, and stored in accordance with department procedures
* Regularly review design guidelines and feedback where required
* Identify opportunities to innovate and suggest R&D topics for further study
* Promote best practice use of Windchill and contribute to its development

Experience
* Basic knowledge of mechanical design and components
* 3D CAD skills with at least one major CAD systems (e,g CREO, CATIA)
* Ability to understand and produce basic technical drawings with some GD&T competency
* Able to produce design to specified deadlines and achieves required timescales
* Confident proactive character, ability to learn fast and be challenged
* Good communication skills, dealing with other employees and possibly suppliers

Qualifications

Degree (Bachelor or Masters) in mechanical engineering or similar field or with equivalent experience

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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