Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newark
Salary: £29 - £39 per hour
Start Date: 2022-02-22
Reference: BH-520
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2022 14:48

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer with knowledge Core Engine systems such as Rotating Systems, Valvetrain, Castings, Lubrication, Breather and Cooling systems is required for a 12 months contract.

This is a hybrid role with remote working from home and working onsite in Peterborough when required.

The pay rate is up to either £39/hr Umbrella, or up to £29/hr PAYE.

ALL Candidates require experience of using CREO and experience of designing / developing geartrain, valvetrain or drivetrain systems for the automotive industry.

Ideal candidates would have a mix and design and development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan and execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision.

Candidates should be experienced in performing tasks as follows:
  • Design and packaging of a variety of core engine components:
    • Major aluminium and cast-iron castings, geartrain, valvetrain, drivetrain and in-cylinder components.
    • Components related to breather, cooling & lubrication systems.
    • FEAD systems.
  • Working in a multi-disciplined team to ensure solutions meet customer, durability and functional requirements.
  • Developing strong relationships with suppliers to ensure design solutions are aligned to high quality and cost expectations.
  • Taking the lead or supporting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs.
  • Conduct or generate reports to support component and system design reviews.
  • Maintain communication to peers, team leader and stakeholders with progress against planned activities.
  • Development of drawings and other technical data to support the release of parts for prototype and volume production.
  • Support field and production issues, determine root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions.
  • Work with suppliers and keep stakeholder informed of progress and decisions.