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Principal Mechanical Engineer - REF No. EB5377

Industry Sector: Engineering - Mechanical
Location: Rugeley

Salary: circa £50000 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Paul Lewis

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for the requirement of a Principal Mechanical Engineer with experience of Power electronics and inverter systems. The role of Principal Mechanical Engineer comes with a very competitive salary and various company benefits including Critical Illness Insurance, Life Assurance and Dental Plan. Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, the Principal Mechanical Engineer will provide mechanical design expertise in support of business opportunities. This will include feasibility studies, technology developments, concept designs for new products and bids and proposals. The Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will also be required to provide guidance and support to other mechanical engineers within the engineering

Detailed Job Description

EB5377: Principal Mechanical Engineer

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Rugeley, South Staffordshire

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Various Company Benefits

An opportunity has arisen for the requirement of a Principal Mechanical Engineer with experience of Power electronics and inverter systems. The role of Principal Mechanical Engineer comes with a very competitive salary and various company benefits including Critical Illness Insurance, Life Assurance and Dental Plan.

Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, the Principal Mechanical Engineer will provide mechanical design expertise in support of business opportunities. This will include feasibility studies, technology developments, concept designs for new products and bids and proposals. The Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will also be required to provide guidance and support to other mechanical engineers within the engineering community and to contribute towards the development of engineering excellence within the business.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Generate concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development

programmes

* Management and Co-ordination of technical activities within a small team
* Carrying out elements of the product design
* Responsible for the structural and thermal performance of products
* Guidance and support to other mechanical engineers
* Design review authority for mechanical aspects of projects
* Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
* Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

* A degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering
* Broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical)
* Appreciation of electrical aspects of cabinet design (e.g. EMC, stray fields, creepage and clearance, insulation systems)
* Experience in manufacturing methods applicable to electronic cabinets; sheet metal fabrications, welding, machining, corrosion protection
* Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. Solidworks is preferred but not essential
* Use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural analysis, fatigue life assessments.
* Good knowledge of materials
* Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews.
* Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations
* It is likely that in future the candidate may perform mechanical lead roles in complex power developments

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.


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