Mechanical Development Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newark
Salary: £29 - £39 per hour
Start Date: 2022-02-22
Reference: BH-521
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2022 15:14

Job Description

Mechanical Development Engineer with development experience of mechanical components for engine systems, including both rig and complete system testing 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.

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

Key skills required:
  • data extraction/analysis,
  • failure analysis and problem solving,
  • application of simulation tools and methods,
  • practical application of theory and concepts.
Candidates must have a degree in engineering plus 3 years engine development experience including experience of using a data management software such as Team Centre.

Candidates should be experienced in performing tasks as follows:
  • Execution of Core Engine System validation consisting of static & dynamic rigs, dyno and machine testing
  • Conducting risk assessment through effective FMEA generation on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs.
  • Be capable of understanding technical issues as they arise and execute root cause analysis through relevant tools, methods, data analysis and testing to resolve the issue
  • Conduct or generate reports to support component and system design reviews
  • Maintain communication to peers, team leader and stakeholders with progress against planned activities
  • Support resolution to production, test and field issues, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions.
  • Work with suppliers and keep stakeholders informed of progress and decisions