Senior / Principal Base Engine Analysis Engineer

£40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, BUPA
13 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Stuart Graydon
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior / Principal Base Engine Analsis

Job Description

Based at our Shoreham Technical Centre in the UK or Prague Technical Centre, your primary role will be to provide mechanical analysis support to design and development projects.

* Accountability / Key Responsibilities

* Production of high quality innovative mechanical analysis, using state-of-the-art multi-body dynamics analysis and hand calculations
* Analysis tasks typically include valvetrain kinematic and dynamic simulation, analysis of belt drives, chain drives and gear drives, cranktrain simulation and bearing hydrodynamic analysis, fastener calculations and many other non-standard tasks
* Leading projects in the department which will include mechanical analysis
* Analysing and directing recommendations for problem resolution to the expectation of the client
* Supporting technical proposals and sales bids to client organisations
* Interfacing with internal and external clients to deliver updates, design recommendations and analysis results
* Supervision of junior engineers in delivering value from analysis into engineering projects and ensuring delivery to time, quality and cost
* Maintain awareness of and drive development of industry leading mechanical analysis methods and technologies
* Preparation and maintenance of process documentation associated with the analysis process
* Preparation of detailed technical presentations for both internal and client project engineering review
* Preparation of marketing material to support business development activities
* Significant opportunities for foreign travel and placements if business needs dictate

Personal Attributes

The ideal candidate would have:

* A good degree in a relevant mechanical subject, e.g. mechanical, automotive or aerospace engineering, engineering physics or mathematics
* Excellent theoretical and analytical skills relating to dynamics and kinematics of mechanisms

* A track record of engineering project / product development, ideally within the automotive or engine development industry, but allied industries (aerospace, rotating machinery) considered