Matchtech

Principal Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Chippenham
Salary
£45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
28 Feb 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Ref
EMP385061
Contact
Charlotte Hope
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, located in Chippenham, have a highly experienced R&D team covering systems engineering, software development, hardware development, system test, manufacturing test and product approvals. The manager is looking to grow the team by adding a Mechanical Engineer.

Purpose of Position

Mechanical design/development Engineer to join the wireless telecoms development team.
To design, develop and verify mechanical hardware for the company’s product portfolio, including indoor and outdoor base stations and customer equipment

Responsibilities

* Review & interpret/decompose customer requirements
* Development requirements generation, interpretation and expansion/decomposition, study and clarification
* Physical architecture generation and development including product structuring for variant management
* Architecture development of concepts and schemes and working with hardware & system engineers including
* Thermal architecture physical development, evolution and analysis/simulation
* Write design specifications/documents
* Write design implementation documents
* Detailed design including integration of mechanical design with PCBA development
* Product structuring and BOM generation and development to/through NPI
* Develop PCBA detailed designs for/with hardware design engineers (analogue, digital & power
* Write and perform design verification on prototype(s)
* Design for manufacture to product realisation, prototype, NPI or production plus ongoing current engineering
* Development field and installation documentation
* Support field queries/clarification technical
* Perform technical studies for requirements development clarification, fault analysis or technical feasibility
* Problem reporting, tracking and resolution ie, configuration management and change control

Education/Experience

* Product Development Process ISO, NPI, Change Control
* First hand knowledge, use and development of tool suites within an evolving development environment particularly ProEngineer, WF/Creo, Windchill/PDM
* Knowledge of and design to ETSI, MIL, Def standards wrt electronics and environmental requirements for indoor, outdoor and vehicle environments
* Product Approval regimes and hardware/mechanical impact ie. EMC, Safety and Radio approvals – eg. CE marking, FCC, UL and CSA
* Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering/related subject
* Considerable experience within industry and/or equivalent, ideally within an electronic product/system development through to production environment