Systems Design Engineer

Contract hours: Full time

Salary: £Competitive

Location: TBA

Line Manager: TBA

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Job Description

Reporting to one of the Principal Design Engineers, the successful applicant will take full ownership and responsibility for a variety of projects relating to the installation of Mechanical powertrain systems on a range of vehicles covering the Aerospace, Automotive and Marine sectors.

 

Responsibilities

Your duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include:

  • Taking concepts provided by the Principal Design Engineers from initial design through to final design and development
  • Managing and R&D Testing programs for any safety/performance critical systems
  • Take ownership of fault management of various systems throughout their life cycle
  • Ensure all CAD geometry is kept up-to-date and any changes or requests are clearly communicated with other engineers working on the same projects
  • Provide technical support for any off-site testing where required

 

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (2:1 Minimum) in Mechanical/Automotive/Aeronautical Engineering or similar.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a relevant high-level engineering industry
  • A strong working knowledge of the various systems used in industry, such as Cooling, Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • A strong understanding of the electrical packaging associated with such systems
  • A sound working knowledge of non-structural composite design and the various manufacturing techniques
  • Extensive experience with high-end CAD systems (CATIA/NX preferred – other systems will be considered)
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work under limited supervision