Mechanical Design Engineer

Ultra Electronics values experienced well qualified engineers that relish solving challenging engineering problems in pursuit of delighting our customers. We develop niche solutions for harsh environments across a wide product range, covering electric field sensors for deep ocean exploration to high power electric motors and converters for a range of customers. We work in integrated product teams and expect our engineers to be capable of working from concept to delivery, equally able to formulate a concept solution, conduct the supporting analysis, and support the build through the production phase.

Ultra Electronics PMES is currently looking for 2 Mechanical Contract Engineers with experience of Power electronics and inverter systems.

Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, the candidate 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.

Key responsibilities:
Generate concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development programmes
Carrying out elements of the product design
Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities

Personal attributes:
A HNC HND 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.
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