Mechanical Engineer

Oxfordshire Negotiable Permanent

Job Reference: 014615

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Faradion Limited is the world leader in Sodium-Ion battery technology that provides low cost, high performance, safe and sustainable energy. Its proprietary technology delivers leading-edge, cost-effective solutions for a broad range of applications, including mobility, energy-storage, back-up power and energy in remote locations.



The Role


As the Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for the mechanical integration of components into complex battery systems, creating design concepts and 2/3D models and then working closely with our wider team to bring the solutions to fruition.


  • Leading the mechanical design and development of batteries, integrating Faradion cells into packs

  • Developing mechanical design solutions including producing 2D and 3D models using CAD systems such as SolidWorks or NX.

  • Developing assembly instructions and testing plans

  • Design, procure, and implement test rigs and prototype testing models and subsequent analysis of test data.

  • Generate BOM, supporting Project Management & Costing

  • Contribute to design reviews of equipment under development phase using Design FMEA. and manufacturing processes using Process FMEA.



The Person


  • Educated to BEng level in Mechanical Design Engineering or similar.

  • Experience using 2/3D CAD systems such as SolidWorks or NX for 3D modelling and generating 2D assembly and component drawings.

  • Thermal management knowledge, including modelling

  • Experience developing robust products, ideally batteries, or products with relevant engineering needs such as automotive, aviation or medical.

  • Knowledge of materials selection for properties such as temperature, strength, stiffness, etc.

  • Generate innovative product concepts and solutions

  • Experience of supplier selection and leading delivery of equipment package.

  • Testing and simulation experience, including developing methods for testing thermal and mechanical properties.

  • Carry out concept design studies and present outcome for review.

  • Ability to create clear and precise documentation


As well as technical skills and ability it is important for all employees to have a number of cores skills to fit within our culture and uphold the values of the company, these include:


  • Acting responsibly, putting Faradion interests ahead of personal ambition.

  • Delivering in the broadest sense a great working environment.

  • Leading with humility, honesty, and integrity in all that you do.

  • Promoting teamwork, supporting through difficult times and collectively celebrating our successes.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance.


All candidates should have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact verbally and in writing with customers, suppliers, colleagues, and external contacts at all levels and be able to multitask, prioritise and manage time efficiently.


To ensure continued safety it is important that our staff maintain a tidy and clean work environment, be able to follow processes and instructions and have excellent attention to detail.


To apply for the role, please send a current CV to Sam Hanson

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