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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Warwick, Warwickshire
£60,000 to £75,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
An opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Mechanical Engineering Team as we design the latest microturbine based power generation technology and transition to a low-carbon future. We are looking to recruit an experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer to support the business in delivering the current and future of micro-turbine generator technologies. This role would suit a candidate with a proven track-record of delivering high quality engineering solutions and is an innovative problem solver. The applicant should have a broad range of engineering experience but keen to develop their knowledge further. Must be team player but able to work independently and thrives in a dynamic environment with changing priorities. Role Requirements Verification of both Mechanical Design and Analysis output across the entirety of the Mechanical Engineering Department e.g. 3D/2D design, FEA, CFD, hand calculations Develop, author, and review Mechanical Engineering ways of working, specifications, best practice, and compliance documentation Drive collaboration between the design and analysis teams to ensure targets are achieved Mentor Senior Design and Analysis team members to deliver Robust designs Perform/verify complex thermally driven tolerance studies on bespoke designs Working knowledge of DFMEA, 8D and other engineering problem solving tools Required Experience: Mechanical Engineering Degree with a minimum grading of 2:1 Must have demonstrable experience in the origination, presentation, checking and validation of Engineering Analysis preferably both FEA and CFD Must be able to work from engineering first principles where best practices and company standards are not yet available Demonstrable experience in the development and nurturing of all grades of Mechanical Engineers below your own The candidate must have broad experience across multiple engineering subject matters, for example, rotating machinery, fluid transfer (piping systems), pneumatics, sheet metal fabrication, High temperature & stress environments, combustion, heat exchangers, air bearings or motor/generator design Thorough understanding of materials selections, interactions, and metallurgy Experience in using document storage and management software (PDM/PLM) systems Teamcenter 12 is preferred although training can be provided if necessary Appreciation of any existing CAD and CAE software which might be used to progress in an analysis-led environment, willingness to learn and understand further technologies as and when they become available Desired Experience: A strong technical background within Mechanical Engineering and Analysis Experience of developing components across a broad spectrum of Technology Readiness Levels, ranging from one-off experimental components for R&D, through to production parts for high-volume manufacture Previous experience in product development, including verification activities, test, instrumentation etc. Experience in gas turbines, ancillary systems and heat exchangers would be highly advantageous Expert in checking engineering drawings to BS8888 to drive product quality Ability to operate and navigate CAD systems where required training will be provided as required
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  • Job Reference: 707265267-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Green Talent Network
    Green Talent Network
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent