Motor Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 94876843-2
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2019
  • Recruiter: Anonymous
  • Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

EB5996: Motor Mechanical Engineer

Salary: Competitive

Location: Rugeley, South Staffordshire

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Various Company Benefits

An opportunity has arisen for the requirement of aMechanical Engineer to report to the Engineering Manager in power, the Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for providing mechanical design expertise in support of power systems, power converter and motors.

Working with specialists from other engineering disciplines, the Mechanical Engineer provide expertise in the mechanical packaging of power dense motor solutions and will provide design support throughout the design lifecycle; from feasibility studies and concept designs for new products, through to detailed design and production delivery.

The Mechanical Engineer will also be required to provide guidance and support to other mechanical engineers within the engineering community and to contribute towards the development of engineering excellence within the business.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide the business with mechanical design expertise for high power electric motors rated in the range of several kW to a few MW
Generate concept motor design proposals and feasibility studies to support future product development programmes
Carry out mechanical, structural and thermal design and analysis of electric motors, within a multi-disciplined engineering environment
Work with production engineering to develop manufacturing technologies, process plans and quality systems and to initiate and support cost improvement activities
Develop appropriate external design, analysis and manufacturing partners in support of our ongoing business opportunities
Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Degree or higher in mechanical engineering or equivalent
Skills and experience in the field of motor design
Broad knowledge of all aspects of motor design and system applications (e.g. electrical design of motors, motor drives, pumps, etc)
Experience in manufacturing methods applicable to rotating machines; castings, fabrications, machining, coil winding, etc
Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. Solidworks is preferred but not essential
Use of CFD/FEA tools for thermal analysis and structural design and analysis, fatigue life assessments,
Good knowledge of materials
Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted