Senior Mechanical Engineer

Engineering, United Kingdom

Senior Mechanical Engineer – Drivetrain
VN 2327

Location: Nottingham, UK

We are seeking Senior Mechanical Engineers looking to expand their horizons in a dynamic consulting environment, who have experience in gearbox and/or electric drive unit design and development, to join our team and become a technical leader in our projects for global OEMs.

Responsibilities :
  • Contributing to and technically leading projects or work package in Drivetrain design, e.g., gearbox, electric drive unit, actuation system, Automotive process improvement projects Troubleshooting projects (e.g., durability, vibration, efficiency failures)
  • Delivering technical work - Drivetrain design in Catia (Gearbox components, Motor components, Inverter packaging and integrating)
  • Carrying out yourself or specifying and reviewing outputs of structural analysis or manufacturing process simulation to make design decisions
  • Liaising with manufacturers and test houses to deal with non-conformances and development issues
  • Process reviews at our customers to seek areas where the simulation technology can add value to customers’ design or manufacturing processes
  • Discussions with customers in meetings and web-meetings (supporting sales teams to understand customer needs, writing proposals for project work, project delivery )
You will have:
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related area and relevant qualifications – e.g., mechanical engineering degree
  • An excellent understanding of the design and manufacturing processes for transmissions or similar complex mechanical components
  • A passion for elegant design with feel for the impact of design decisions on manufacturing, maintenance, assembly, performance, and aesthetics.
  • A simulation driven approach – even if not necessarily to do simulation yourself, or be able to ask the right questions to ensure useful and accurate simulation results
  • A sound knowledge of manufacturing for mechanical components such that you can sign-off drawings of transmission components and liaise with manufacturers
  • Relevant qualifications – e.g., mechanical engineering degree
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an interest in developing skills in Hexagon’s software other CAE tools
  • A willingness to be ‘hands-on when necessary
  • A willingness for occasional international travel for customer / supplier visits
We offer:
  • Opportunity to work for one of the largest CAE companies
  • Opportunity to work in a multi skilled teams (electro, software developers, controls engineers etc.)
  • Working in hi-tech environment that really makes an impact on future trends
  • Friendly and casual working environment

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