Mechanical Engineer

Recruitment Genius
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
29 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Engineer

This stable and successful family business based in Birmingham offers a range of engine cooling systems, heating and air conditioning systems and fluid reservoirs. They are the market leader for engine cooling and HVAC systems for the bus and coach market, supplying product globally to all corners of the world. From a simple radiator design through to a complete cooling module with radiator / charge air cooler and the option of viscous, hydraulic and electric fan drives, this business can provide the complete 3D design, prototype test and production supply.

The Mechanical Engineer will be creating the 3D model to the space constraints given by the customer, then project manage the approved model down to individual components to allow production. The successful applicant will need a good understanding of heat transfer and stress analysis to drive innovation and improvement within the design process. They would work with the customers and other departments within the business to deliver the final approved product on time.

Key Skills Summary
- Strong mechanical background
- Heat transfer background essential
- Stress analysis background preferred
- Simulation background (FEA & CFD) preferred
- CAD proficient - SOLID WORKS (not essential)
- Innovative

Key Accountabilities
- Work on development of new products from concept to launch utilising best practice and technical innovation
- Ensure the best practices and procedures are maintained

- Degree in a mechanical engineering discipline - minimum grade 2:1
- Experience in mechanical / product design essential
- Ability to interpret mechanical assembly drawings
- Experience in industry in a strong mechanical engineering environment
- Strong mathematical skills particularly toward algebra
- Automotive experience, preferably including some heavy goods background
- Ability to demonstrate competence in an applications environment

Person Specification
- Must be a good communicator both written and verbally
- Comfortable with hands on approach but also able to step back and see overall picture
- Driver's license essential - must be prepared for occasional travel

Working Hours
08.00-17.00 Monday to Thursday / 08.00-15.00 Friday / Some flexibility required

Work Location
Based from Wharfdale Rd, Tyseley, Birmingham, the position will require a limited amount of travel both in the UK and overseas.

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