Mechanical & Electronic Design Engineers

Job type:
6 months
Real-Time Consultants
flag_no United Kingdom
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The Research and Development division of our Rail client is currently looking to expand it's design team with Mechanical and Electronic Design Engineers, to be involved in the design and development of innovative new enclosures for electronic and electro-mechanical equipment used on-board trains and trackside

Key responsibilities will include:

- Mechanical and Electronic design of high precision product enclosures/packaging
- Use of high-end 2D and 3D mechanical and electrical/electronic CAE/CAD design tools
- Use of thermal and stress analysis tools
- life cycle responsibility of designs from specification through to manufacturing support
- Production of product documentation and manufacturing information
- Implementation of verification and test programmes on products

Mechanical Design Engineers will also be required to do the following:

- Proving structural calculations
- Environmental condition testing
- Bench trials and functional testing
- Formal verification testing

Candidate Requirements:

- Relevant technical degree
- Minimum five years experience in design engineering posts
- Experienced in use of CAD/CAE tools for mechanical or electronic design
- Good working knowledge of Solidworks or Zuken CR5000
- Experienced in designing to meet EMC requirements
- Experienced in designing for harsh/safety-critical environments
- Detailed knowledge of electrical/electronic packaging (enclosures, housing, cable interfaces)
- Knowledge of stress, friction, tolerance, and validation testing
- Able to work effectively in a team and with external contractors
- Self-motivated and commercially astute with good communication and literacy skills

Please apply with your CV, closing date for applications is 22nd May 2012.

Key words:
Mechanical, Electronic, Design, CAD, CAE, 3D, 2D, Solidworks, Zuken, Test, Product, Development, Enclosure, EMC, Electro-Mechanical

Commutable locations: Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Chippenham, Reading, Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucester, Oxfordshire, Berkshire (West)