IC Resources Ltd

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

West London
£39000 - £42000 per annum + very good benefits
13 Sep 2016
11 Oct 2016
Brett Lofthouse
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Electronics Packaging - Sunbury-on-Thames

The Role:

As part of the Engineering design team, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will contribute to the research, design, development, testing and production of enhanced and new products of the range of sensors produced by the company. This is a key role, where creative and innovative expertise are as important as practical skills and knowledge. The job holder will contribute at every stage of product design, from the initial brief through to the testing of prototypes.

Candidates need to be qualified to degree level in Mechanical Engineering, and with very solid practical experience of mechanical design, and in depth knowledge of 3D Cad (SolidWorks preferred) and evidence of an innovative approach to mechanical designs. Previous experience in working with small, sophisticated electronic products an advantage.

Specific Tasks:

*Contribute to the conceptual stage of design, research and development.
*Develop products with colleagues from other engineering disciplines.
*Perform thermal modelling, stress & fatigue modelling and FEA.
*Review corrosion, weathering and material degradation and deploy defensive measures.
*Develop and carry out qualification tests and evaluate theoretical designs.
*Recommend modifications in the light of prototype test results.
*Consider manufacturability, cost and commercial issues.
*Select materials including Engineering Plastics, Ceramic, Metals and Composites.
*Ensure designs meet stringent quality, safety and environmental standards.
*Ensure optimal design of seals and sealed enclosures, custom threads and fasteners.
*Liaise with manufacturing and supply chain departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers to resolve problems.

The Candidate:

*Qualified (degree level) with very solid, practical experience of mechanical design engineering in a manufacturing environment
*Evidence of innovative approach and ability to engender ideas in product design
*Proven contribution on every stage of a project, from initial brief testing of prototypes
*Ability to create freehand drawings to convey ideas.
*Knowledge of 2D drawing conventions.
*Ability to understand end user requirements
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*In-depth knowledge of 3D mechanical CAD technology
*Good MS Office skills
*Project management skills
*Demonstrated critical thinking and analysis skills

Keywords: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Electronics packaging, Electro-Mechanical, Solidworks, Sunbury-on-Thames, Home Counties

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