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JOB DESCRIPTION

SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER IN STAFFORDSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Staffordshire Permanent £45k - £55k DoE+ Exc Bens
  • Reference: 009173
  • Contact: Natalie Dass
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

Senior Design Engineers in the Propulsion Applications & Integration team to work on our Client`s award-winning range of diesel, electric vehicles and the new exciting Hydrogen engine development programmes.

The role will suit an individual looking for an opportunity to develop their career within a fast-paced organisation at the cutting edge of off highway vehicle design and development.

Senior Design Engineer Role:

The Applications & Integration team are responsible for;
Selecting suitable powertrain components to develop a propulsion system to meet the machine & territory requirements using
Diesel, Electric, Hydrogen or Hybrid Systems.
CVT, Hydrostatic, Electric or Powershift Transmissions & Axles.

The design, specification, validation & delivery of the following systems & sub components;
Under bonnet thermal management systems (Cooling pack including fan drive system).
Induction / filtration systems.
Fuel System.
Exhaust / Aftertreatment System.
Associated Mounting / interfacing systems.
Braking Systems.

Responsibilities:
3D concept design.
2D drafting and support prototype / production release of components.
Executing analysis / calculations i.e., CFD, FEA, cooling calcs, stress/strain, component life etc.
Support engineering sign-off requirements via the use of DFMEA`s & DVP`s.
Compiling engineering sign-off data.
Support development of design standards & test procedures, rig operation, test equipment etc.
Support the generation of timing plans, technical requirements & costs.
Interpreting and using test data and analysis techniques results correctly.
Work with cross functional teams.
Supporting continuous improvement initiatives.
Support cost reduction and quality improvements.
Liaise with internal and external suppliers to develop design briefs / design solutions / validations plans & delivery plans.
Championing projects and chair meetings to ensure smooth and effective management.
Lead a small team of engineers (UK based + India design team) throughout the product development cycle.
Support reviews & generate documentation to prove the machine meets the latest legislation requirements.
Support the creation of system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) ¬Ė using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions.
Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies.
Support achievement of business`s quality and warranty targets
Coordination with other functional areas, such as programme teams, purchasing, quality, other development teams.

Senior Design Engineer Requirements:

Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
Have a positive can-do attitude.
Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven).
Have an understanding of powertrain system / architecture.
Have awareness of cost implications for full component life cycle.
Be competent with systems and procedures of the department e.g., CAD / SOPs.
Demonstrates and has whole machine / system knowledge. Has ability (not just technical) to advise and influence other engineers though knowledge and expertise.
Be capable of working from engineering brief as well as arrangement models.
Capable of presenting to groups of people both formally and informally in a confident effective manner.

Senior Design Engineer Benefits:

In addition to an excellent salary and career progression and development opportunities, our Client offers an excellent pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company`s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

Senior Design Engineer Applications:

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

If you are interested in this position, please contact natalie@gentecrecruit.co.uk