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Senior Design Engineer

Surrey   •  excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A market-leading energy storage business based in Surrey is currently recruiting a Senior Design Engineer to join its rapidly growing team on a permanent basis. As Senior Design Engineer, you will take on a wide variety of mechanical and structural products, including 3D modelling of assemblies, sub-assemblies and 2D drawings to support next-generation of clean energy solutions.

Senior Design Engineer responsibilities

  • Deliver robust design solutions that fulfil the fundamental design requirements.
  • Generate design requirements and identify risk areas.
  • Develop 3D CAD and engineering drawings for assemblies and components, where required with test rigs and assembly fixtures.
  • Review work completed by design engineers.
  • Understand and comply with relevant International Standards.
  • Be responsible for delivering parts, assemblies, and systems from concept to proof of principle, as part of the design team.
  • Develop innovative and novel concepts with high IP value.
  • Be a source of engineering knowledge to advise on design, development, material selection, manufacturing, prototyping and test issues.
  • Help to create, improve, and take ownership of best engineering practices and processes within the team.
  • As an assembly and component owner, drive design activities to achieve the best balance between all physical disciplines whilst liaising with technical experts.
  • Ensure designs conform to best practices.
  • Demonstrate expertise in design, manufacturing technology, materials, production methods, prototyping and testing.
  • Attend design reviews, layouts, HAZOPs, and 3D model reviews of mechanical designs.

Senior Design Engineer requirements

  • Degree-level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Industrial experience in an R&D environment - working on mechanical systems.
  • Capable of performing hand calculations to provide initial design direction and confidence in follow up simulation results.
  • High level of knowledge of 3D computer aided design (CAD) software packages (preferably with experience in Solidworks).
  • Good knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Understanding of physical failure methods and approaches to root cause analysis.
  • Good grasp of design verification approaches and ability to define suitable test methods.
  • Effective communicator. Able to present appropriate, concise, and accurate information in both written and verbal formats.
  • Able to undertake structural FE analysis of components and assemblies.
  • Capable of progressing tasks autonomously with a minimum of supervision.
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking, leading and prioritising activities. Setting and planning work effectively to ensure project deadlines are met.
  • Working with mechanical design engineers to deliver schedules of work.

£Comp + excellent company benefits

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7657
  • Posted: 21st February 2023
  • Expires: 21st March 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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