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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Type
Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire
£40 - £55 per hour + Umbrella
Job Ref
Date Added
July 2nd, 2024

Umbrella Rates - Inside IR35 Only

Carbon60 are currently looking for multiple Mechanical Design Engineers to join a client of ours based in Dumbarton on a 6 monthly contract.

These Mechanical Design Engineer positions have become available due to increasing workloads. Our client design and manufacture power generators and thermal solutions.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Support Mechanical systems requirements capture & management, design, development, integration, validation and commissioning activities for the complete manufactured product range
  • Creation of technical specifications, functional design specifications and test procedures for Mechanical systems.
  • Create and maintain accurate Bill of Material and part specifications for efficient supply and assembly of manufactured products.
  • Contribute to writing Mechanical system sections of O&M Manual for End Users.
  • Engages in providing Mechanical engineering support to both manufacturing and the operating companies.
  • Provide SME support to major technical quality investigations.
  • Support OEM led RCA investigations, and act in the best interests of the company and hold them accountable to resolution where appropriate.
  • Ensures that the Mechanical engineering aspects of the products are selected, engineered and packaged to meet a variety of applications and environments, taking into account efficiency of operation, reliability, maintainability, flexibility and lifetime costs of ownership.
  • Develops the Mechanical engineering aspects of the existing and new product ranges to achieve operating and manufacturing improvements and to meet new needs in the marketplace. This includes adapting the products to meet entirely different applications and the needs of new business sectors.
  • Carries out technical liaison with key suppliers regarding the selection of components, their support in production and subsequently throughout the lifetime of the product.

The knowledge and skills you'll need to be successful:

  • Extensive Mechanical systems knowledge gained through equipment design experience.
  • Highly Proficient in CAD systems. Knowledge of Creo/ProE and AutoCAD is desirable.
  • Knowledge of engineering systems and processes - PLM systems (Enovia/Winchill), MRP systems (M3), Engineering change control, international standards, component selection, and new product development processes.
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements to produce fabrication and assembly drawings and all part specifications of the Mechanical system.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Capability includes analysis (thermal, vibration, torsional stiffness, flow, stress, noise), material and component selection, life determination, tolerance analysis.
  • Experience of engine, alternator, coupling, AVM, mounting frame power train including calculations and approval of alignment, stiffness, torsional vibration including component specification, assembly, operational and service requirements.

This Mechanical Design Engineer position is on a 6 month contract. They are looking for people to start ASAP.

If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please contact Shelby Agius at Carbon60 Fareham.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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