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Mechanical Engineer

West Sussex   •  pension 8%, 25 days  •  Permanent, Full time


Mechanical Engineer


A growing clean technology business that holds Partnerships with global businesses is looking to appoint a Mechanical Engineer. As the Mechanical Engineer, your role is to create and verify product designs. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an R&D focused organisation moving into manufacturing.



Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities:


  • Support the development of mechanical systems and products by applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials engineering.

  • Design and implement appropriate validation and verification testing for engineering sign-off.

  • Support the resolution of engineering problems including support of post-test analysis activity.

  • Provide input to and review engineering drawings and CAD models.

  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing teams during product assembly.

  • Develop materials and designs, through the procurement process, internal manufacturing processes, on to test and through post-test analysis.

  • Provide input to DFMEA and design review based on failure modes (DRBFM) processes to enable identification of product risks.

  • Write technical reports on failure modes and mechanisms, interpreting from literature, test data, post-test analysis (PTA) reports, CAE analyses and materials analyses.

  • Engage in team-based solving of engineering problems using root cause analysis tools.

  • Develop materials and designs through the procurement and internal manufacturing processes on to test and post-test analysis.



Mechanical Engineer Requirements:


  • Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent higher-level engineering qualification.

  • Experience related to the above accountabilities; experience in the automotive, aerospace, power generation or white-goods sectors would be an advantage.

  • Good understanding of design risk analysis and mitigation tools such as DFMEA.

  • Knowledge of materials engineering, heat transfer, thermodynamics, mechanics, hydraulics and test engineering would all be beneficial.

  • Experience with a 3D CAD program such as Creo, a product data management tool such as DDM and drawing standards such as BS 8888.

  • Some familiarity with small batch and series production manufacturing and assembly processes.

  • Familiarity with agile project management techniques such as Scrum.


Role: Mechanical Engineer
Package: £Comp, 25 days Holiday + Banks, Free parking, pension 8%, Life assurance x 4
Hours: Mon-Fri, 37½ per Week
Sector: Clean Energy / Engineering / Fuel Cells
Location: Horsham


If you possess the experience and skills required for this role contact Kristian on: 01483 548804 or send your CV to kristian.sparrow@cranleighsci.co.uk


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6469
  • Posted: 14th February 2020
  • Expires: 13th March 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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