Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Rolling Stock

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months plus

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Our Sheffield based client is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing team.
This is supporting a rolling stock company.

Outline Specification:
Knowledgeable and experienced professional covering the following disciplines

Engineering Design of Structures within large commercial and passenger service vehicles within all transportation sectors involving
* Vehicle Design / re-design / re-build
* Equipment Design involving:
o Vehicle structures
o Gears / dynamic componentry
o Electrically powered drive lines and ancillary equipment
* Equipment definition
* Equipment selection
* Equipment mounting
* Equipment layouts
* Equipment packaging

Proven Expertise required:
* FMECA Documentation
* 3D CAD Modelling of structures, components, assemblies and sub-assemblies
* Production of 2D Conceptual, Detail and Final Design Drawings
* Generation of Bills of Material
* Material selection
* Finishing process selection
* Calculations
* Appreciation of Pneumatic & Hydraulic Systems and Components
* Design Verification & Validation
* Design Risk Analysis & Reduction to ALARP levels
* Technical Report Writing
* Technical Specification writing to support procurement processes
* Meeting Reports
* Problem Solving

Proven Capability in the use of Software:
* Solid Edge (preferable) or SolidWorks

* Microsoft XL Spreadsheets
* Microsoft Outlook
* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Powerpoint

Other Software familiarity considered advantageous:
* Ansys
* Matlab

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