Design Engineer / Senior Design Engineer - UK

Purpose of Role

The role primarily focuses on the concept and detailed mechanical design of gearbox components and assemblies. Where necessary, this will also include the specification and design of other supporting systems and equipment such as couplings, instrumentation and lubrication packages. The role requires the individual to make design calculations and decisions to meet customer requirements, and to generate the necessary CAD models, drawings, bills of material and other technical data for both customers and internal production needs

Key Accountabilities

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Reviewing the documentation for each gearbox order (e.g. customer specifications and industry standards) and translating this into specific order requirements
  • Mechanical design of gear transmission components, including any required design calculations
  • Design and / or specification of all package requirements (e.g. bearings, instrumentation, lubrication systems)
  • Production of detailed design component and assembly drawings for the entire order using 3D CAD tools, plus associated general arrangements, cross-sections,
  • installation manuals and other drawings that may be required
  • Production of material masters and bills of material for the entire order
  • Support to operations in the execution of the design requirements, including procurement activities, shop floor manufacture and gearbox test

Other related responsibilities include:

  • Respond to technical requests e.g. from Proposals / Sales
  • Where appropriate, site / customer visits in support of current orders
  • Development of new tools, methods and techniques to improve product quality, cost and delivery

Knowledge and Experience

The minimum level of education and experience required to perform this role is as follows:

  • Proven track record in mechanical design engineering
  • Experience of rotating equipment design e.g. shaft and bearing design, torque calculations
  • Knowledge of ancillaries such as couplings, instrumentation, lubrication systems
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques e.g. machining and fabrication of components
  • Experience in 2D and 3D CAD


Additional Information

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