Senior design engineer

Ref No. EMP438856
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

Our client, a major supplier of powertrain units to the automotive industry are looking to expand their design team with a permanent senior design engineer.

Important

Automotive mechanical design engineer

The Job

Duties and Responsibilities

The mechanical design of 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 detailed mechanical design work including 3D modelling, basic stress calculations, FMEA's, 2D layouts, 2D detailing, Tolerance stacks as required. Agreeing the design approach with the project Chief or Lead Designer
Responsible for the following engineering activities:

  • System and component specifications and that your design meets the requirements
  • 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
  • Checking and validating design engineer's designs and drawings as required
  • Guideline ownership if nominated by engineering manager
  • CAD champion role if nominated by engineering manager
  • Creation of component or system design plans
  • Meeting design timing plans on assigned tasks

Qualifications

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

Experience

  • Broad range of mechanical design knowledge preferably with experience in one of the following areas: Engines, Transmission, Vehicle, Hybrids
  • 3D CAD skills with two or more major CAD systems (e,g CREO, CATIA, NX)
  • Competent user of Windchill PLM System
  • Familiarity of technical specifications
  • Leadership of small design teams (2 min)
  • Ability to understand and produce technical drawings to high standard with GD&T competency
  • Able to produce designs to specified deadlines and achieves required timescales
  • Sets an example to other design engineers in the team on best practice performance
  • Confident proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations
  • Good communication skills, dealing with other employees, external clients & suppliers

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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