IC Resources Ltd

Mechanical Design Team lead - Electronics Packaging

£40000 - £50000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Brett Lofthouse
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Design Team lead - Electronics Packaging - Devon

*Developing packaged transmitters and receivers and modules
*Relocation package available
*Excellent benefits
*Electronics Packaging, 3D CAD, Thermal, Stress, Manufacturing

Job Purpose

To manage the physical design team and contribute to the mechanical design of products and fixtures.
The physical design team is part of a multi-disciplined R&D team that develops packaged transmitters, receivers and modules.

Key Responsibilities
*Management of the physical design team. This team covers both mechanical design and PCB layout.
*A significant part of the role is to be responsible for "hands on" mechanical design of optical packaging for allocated transmitters and receivers from concept though to manufacture. This will include thermal modelling, stress analysis, documentation of designs using Solidworks and Mentor Graphics plus selection of other cad and PDM tools.
*The role will also include design of jig and tools for new process development and the support of legacy CAD documents as required

Key Relationships
*Works closely with project leads to prioritise physical design resources to deliver against business priorities
*Has a close working relationship with chip, optical and RF engineers and technical leads to ensure that products meet design intent
*Liaises with process engineers in multiple manufacturing locations to ensure that product and tooling designs include appropriate manufacturability considerations

* Honours degree or equivalent in physics, optics, electronics or equivalent technical discipline or ONC or HNC with appropriate experience

Skills/Competencies Essential
*3D Mechanical CAD
*Thermal and/or Stress Simulation
*Design for manufacture
*Material Science
*Experience of Jig and Tool Design for manual and automated assembly tasks.

Skills/Competencies Desirable
*Demonstrated ability to lead a small engineering team
*Optical components, design and performance
*Manufacturing processes for optoelectronic devices
*Manual Milling, Turning, sheet metal Experience.

Keywords: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Electro-Mechanical, Electronics packaging, Thermal, Stress, Optoelectronic, Devon, UK

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