Mechanical Systems Engineer (Rolling Stock)

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    Rolling Stock

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Morson International are looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Systems Engineer to join a Rolling Stock client based in the Warwickshire area.

Key Roles:

  • Capture the requirements and design the mechanical systems that satisfy customer and business demands as well as industry standards.
  • Working with third parties to capture, agree and document technical requirement specifications.
  • Specification of catalogue equipment and systems, creation and integration into company-designed systems.
  • Designing or specifying relevant test procedures.
  • Act as Design Authority.
  • Supervise and where necessary undertake the concept and detailed design of mechanical systems or components. Specify the equipment as far as required - ensuring that it meets the necessary BS, EN and railway standards. Produce Bill of Materials (BoMs) to suit.
  • Undertake Failure Modes, Effects and Critical Analysis (FMECA) for the systems
  • Lead safety and reliability investigations, report outcomes and recommend solutions.
  • Support the wider engineering and production team to resolve any issues arising from mechanical systems, including support in configuration and commissioning, and assistance with training and understanding.
  • Validate and sign-off the work of others where this is within the bounds of your professional competence.
  • Produce weight reports and commission structural analyses.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of specifying, designing and working with mechanical systems and components as applicable to railway rolling stock, e.g. diesel engines, bogies, brake systems, gangways, door systems, couplers, toilets, carbodies, and underframe equipment.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of power, traction and braking systems as applicable to railway rolling stock.
  • Ability to understand structural requirements for attaching equipment to rail vehicles and how to determine the relevant loadcases to apply.
  • Ability to write Technical Requirement Specifications, Test Specifications and Test Procedures.