Design Engineer

Interaction Worthing
£25 - 35 per hour
11 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Overview: Design and detail of all mechanical aspects pertaining to self guided vehicles, including all associated disciplines. Create all necessary supporting documentation, in the forms of all calculations and specifications. Supervise other mechanical and electrical engineers. Summary of responsibilities: Design and detail of vehicle mechanical aspects to meet customer requirements. Creation of top level calculations to support the design. Specification of all mechanical aspects of the vehicle, including selection of components. Creation of all calculations to prove suitability of component selection. Creating solid models of design from inception through to finished design. Creating engineering drawings of all aspects of design. Ensures all mechanical design meets the designated CE norms. The position includes liaison with sales, purchasing, assembly and test. This position influences the vehicle build and test schedule and contributes to the costing process. Liaises with Vehicle Test and Production manager on releasing schedules. Estimates hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Responsible for meeting planned design dates with respect to time frames. Responsible for meeting planned design dates with respect to hours charged. (EV). Interface and share knowledge with US based design department. Continually review techniques and technology to ensure design of vehicles utilizes latest changes to improve efficiency and performance. Assist in the identification and implementation of cost savings. Interprets specifications, drawings, and plans work load accordingly. Provide technical assistance to assembly and test departments as required. Provide technical support to sales team as required. Attend and contribute at design meetings. Raises ECN’s processing information for purchasing, assembly and test. Other responsibilities and duties, as may be assigned. Required skill levels: Engineering based background, with a minimum qualification of HNC in mechanical engineering. Pro Engineer Wildfire capability Ability to perform necessary supporting calculations Ability to write routine reports and correspondence This job was originally posted as

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