Mechanical Design Engineer
Function: Research & Product Development
- Category: Mechanical Design
- Based at: Loughborough, UK
- Line manager: Mechanical Design Manager
- Posted on: Thu 1 April, 2021
- Closing date: 9am on Mon 19 April, 2021
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the IE team and to apply your passion for Mechanical Design to the design and development of our fuel cell technology and products.
Working as part of a cross-functional team, you will be responsible for the on-time delivery of designs and documentation detailing parts and assemblies of appropriate manufacturability against a set of customer requirements.
You will ensure that engineering best practice, including DfX principles are incorporated into the product development lifecycle. You will contribute towards the long-term mechanical design strategy to standardise, simplify and modularise our products.
You will have previous product development experience. It is key that you have a commercial mindset and the ability to work with a flexible and solutions focused approach, in an agile and fast paced environment. You must also be able to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team alongside both technical and non-technical colleagues. As such, excellent communication skills are vital.
You will hold a BEng, BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or possess an appropriate non-degree level qualification alongside suitable industrial experience.
As a minimum you will have experience of structured design process methodologies, with an understanding of DfX principles. You will be able to use a 3D parametric CAD package, SolidWorks preferred, covering modelling parts, assemblies and drafting engineering drawings. You will have knowledge of plant schematics & FMEAs.
In addition, a proven track record of defining and delivering sub-systems and/or full products and experience of implementing DfX principles and previous experience of technical leadership will be advantageous.
What we offer
At Intelligent Energy we offer the opportunity to work in a great team, with our world leading technology and cutting-edge products.
This position will be at either Engineer II or Senior grade, dependent on experience. At Engineer II grade the salary range is £26,000 - £35,000 per annum. At Senior grade the salary range is £33,000 - £46,000 per annum.
We offer a range of benefits, including:
- Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 4% employee and employer contribution
- Private healthcare
- Life cover
- 25 days holiday per year plus public holidays with flexibility to buy or sell holidays each year
- Exclusive discounts at a wide range of high-street and online retailers
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Company paid seasonal flu vaccinations
- Free on-site parking
- Free tea and coffee
We offer opportunities for learning, development and ongoing professional development. Our Exceptional Contribution Award and Peer-to-Peer Recognition schemes recognise and reward outstanding contributions of individuals and teams.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, gender or gender expression, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age and any other protected characteristic.