IC Resources Ltd

Mechanical Design Engineer

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£26000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Ref
J39474
Contact
Brett Lofthouse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer - Edinburgh

The Role

The Mechanical Design Engineer role involves the design of electronic packaging. It will require detailed mechanical design using CAD software (SolidWorks) to explore concept designs, develop mass production designs optimised for external subcontractors' manufacturing process tolerances. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in injection moulding processes and tooling fabrication, familiarity of micro-machining capabilities.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

*Mechanical design for electro-mechanical/opto-mechanical
*Material and manufacturing process selection
*Detailed 2D drawings and 3D modelling
*Implementation of design with close cooperation with suppliers and subcontractors
*Design for high volume manufacturing with process tolerances, design for assembly
*Cross-team collaboration with optical design, assembly process engineering, product engineering
*Verification of mechanical design by simulation and characterisation
*Liaison with customer on mechanical design topics

The Candidate

The candidate should have relevant educational and preferably industrial experience
Ideally the candidate would have experience or understanding of:

*DFMEA and SPC techniques
*Finite Element Analysis for stress and thermal modelling

Key Skills

*MEng. in Mechanical Engineering
*Strong oral and written communication skills
*Good interpersonal and presentation skills
*Collaborating in design projects across multi-disciplinary teams
*CAD literacy in SolidWorks or similar

Useful Knowledge and Experience

*Finite Element Analysis
*Thermal analysis
*Computational Fluid Dynamics
*Material science (Thermosets/plastics)
*Solid Mechanics
*Design Engineering

Key words: Mechanical Design Engineer, Electronics packaging, Opto-Mechanical, Electro-Optical, 3D CAD, SolidWorks, FEA, CFD, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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