IC Resources Ltd

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location
Reading
Salary
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted
15 Oct 2018
Closes
12 Nov 2018
Ref
JO-1810-135235
Contact
Brett Lofthouse
Job Function
Design
Specialist Area
Hardware, Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I'm searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who will work in the ever growing Electric Vehicle industry for a client near Reading. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will join an expanding product design team driving innovation. You will play a direct role in the design and execution of products. You will be a confident and personable Senior Mechanical Engineer who has exceptional mechanical design, analysis and visualization skills with a proven track record of delivering world-class products in cross-functional teams.

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, your responsibilities will include the full range of the product design process:

The Role
-Researching, prototyping, and refining designs to solve engineering challenges
-Executing designs from architecture to mass production
-Designing for assembly / manufacturing
-Design validation for parts and products
-Interfacing with local and international suppliers
-Root cause and failure analysis on current parts
-Ability to interface into the electrical domain and familiar with thermal issues, IP-rated enclosures and connector selection

Requirements
-Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
-Minimum 5 years of industry experience in an engineering design role
-Strong working knowledge of Injection molding, CNC machining, sheet metal, cosmetic part finishing, and mass production processes
-A self-starter who is comfortable driving multiple parts and aspects of the product design process simultaneously
-Ability to learn quickly and operate outside of your comfort zone
Proficient in CAD (NX preferred, others accepted)

Desired Skills

The ideal candidate would also have design experience in the following areas:

High power system and interconnect design (up to 1kV & up to 500A)
Ruggedized outdoor electro-mechanical products (IP protection)
Cooling system and thermal solution design (both air and liquid)
Material selection for functional and regulatory requirements
Experience with FEA and ability to perform stress/strain analysis

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