Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Milton Keynes £ 52,000 - £ 58,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012635

An exciting new company specialising in Electric Machines and Power Electronics are looking for an experienced Principal Mechanical Design Engineer. You will be involved at all stages of the design and development process, liaising directly with customers, and the engineering team to provide and deliver effective engineering solutions. Responsible for the inception, development and release of mechanical system designs across a broad range of company series-production and advanced R&D projects.


Salary: £ 52,000 - £ 58,000 p.a.

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Luton, Northampton, Oxford, Bedford.


The Role

As the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the;
Creation and development of 3D model-based engineering design solutions for scaleable electric propulsion modules.
Generation of concept, prototype and manufacturing drawings, reports and specifications.
Liaise with customers, contractors and suppliers to ensure development and delivery of designs.
Support product sourcing, purchasing and selection as required by the design process.
Ensure project documentation is correctly managed, maintained and released in accordance with company BMS processes and procedures.
Participate in technical reviews of product designs, requirements and specifications.
Delivery of engineering tasks in line with project milestones.
Track, manage and maintain BOM`s for mechanical systems and assemblies.
Assure design feasibility by confirming fabrication, assembly and installation processes.
Confirm system capabilities by designing testing methods or utilizing analysis tools
3D modelling, design, packaging and conceptual digital mock ups.
The production of 2D part, assembly and manufacturing drawings.
Sound Knowledge of engineering principles, materials selection and manufacturing techniques.
Function of vehicle HV batteries, PDU`s, inverters, motors and chargers.
Vehicle powertrain systems, heating and cooling systems.
Ensures Environmental Health & Safety policy is always adhered to.
Promotes Environmental Health & Safety awareness.
Responsible for adhering to EHS procedures & policies to ensure compliance


The Candidate

A degree or similar in an engineering discipline
A minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience.
Experience in automotive mechanical systems design and prototype development.
Ability to produce original innovative cost-effective design solutions.
Produce drawings and designs adhering to recognized industry standards and practices.
Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and materials selection.
Experience in component manufacturing techniques and methods.
Proven track record in the effective delivery of technical objectives to quality targets and milestones.
Ideally, experience in electrical harness routing and component packaging.
Ideally, FEA or CFD knowledge for evaluating theoretical designs
Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office and applications.
Experience of mechanical systems CAD software e.g Catia, Solidworks or similar.
Previous experience of BMS procedures including ISO9001


For more information on the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer please forward your CV to James Speller by applying online.
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