Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    England, England

  • Sector:

    Railway Construction

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Our client are a UK based company that designs and manufactures electric drive systems and components for wide range of vehicle types, they are UK's largest manufacturer of drive systems for commercial vehicles. They work extensively with OEM, Tier 1 commercial suppliers and defence suppliers in the UK and Sweden on specialist vehicle installations.

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


Our client would also consider candidates looking to work on a permanent basis, salary banding between £40k - £45k