Mechanical Engineer


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Bluetownonline Ltd
£40,000 - £49,999
Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

Salary: £45,000 - £48,000 depending on experience

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

About the role:

You will design IC engine solutions for explosive atmosphere applications, industrial truck conversions/solutions for UK Ex, ATEX and IEC Ex compliant machines in a low volume, customer projects environment. The role also includes customer consultancy covering electro-mechanical equipment suitability for hazardous area applications.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Accessing project requirements and creation of project specification documents.
  • Creation of concept designs for varying engine models for explosive atmosphere applications both mobile and static equipment.
  • Design of IC engine inlet and exhaust systems to relevant global technical standards.
  • Component selection and liaising with suppliers.
  • Design of exhaust gas heat exchangers.
  • Power, thermal and fluid flow calculations and analysis.
  • Coolant system design, including specification of air blast radiators.
  • Preparation of general arrangement drawings for technical sales support.
  • Collaboration with design team for production of full sets of detail production drawings, including checking and approval.
  • Conceive design solutions to achieve optimal execution cost.
  • Specify product test requirements to support compliance activities.
  • Produce documentation to support product certification and when required prepare product risk assessments.
  • Prepare technical reports for customer consultancy projects.
  • Work with customers to reach design approval on larger projects.
  • Hands on testing and problem solving on prototype builds.
  • Visits to customer sites for project meetings, equipment commissioning and product testing.
  • Pre and post-sale customer technical support and POA activity.
  • Research into relevant emerging technologies and new IC engine models.
  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures and work instructions including health and safety.
  • Comply with and promote the Company's values and behaviours.
  • Carry out other reasonable duties requested by management.

Some travel, including overseas trips, may be required to visit clients and suppliers. Extra hours may sometimes be necessary to meet deadlines

About you:

You will need be an experienced and motivated mechanical engineering professional with demonstratable achievements in the design of rotating mechanical equipment systems, a strong understanding of thermodynamics and hold a degree or HND in mechanical engineering or combined course where mechanical and thermal fundamentals can be demonstrated.

A good understanding of mechanical/electrical system integration, experience of BOM generation and knowledge of metal fabrication and machining are essential. You should also be proficient in using AutoCAD 2D & 3D, have excellent project management skills and strong analytical skills.

Ideally, you'll have experience of designing heat exchangers and engine coolant systems and/or IC engine inlet, exhaust and drive systems although this is not essential. Experience of working in a highly regulated environment would also be advantageous as would exposure to CE marking and knowledge of hazardous area regulations.

  • Degree or HND in mechanical engineering or combined course where mechanical and thermal fundamentals can be demonstrated.
  • Experience of design of rotating mechanical equipment systems
  • Strong understanding of applied thermodynamics
  • Experience of BOM generation.
  • Analysing and interpreting data.
  • Understanding of mechanical/electrical system integration
  • Proficient in using AutoCAD 2D & 3D
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication and machining
  • Ability to run multiple projects concurrently
  • Commercial awareness
  • Team player with the ability to work in a diverse team of engineers
  • High attention to detail with strong organisational skills

Why Pyroban:

By joining Pyroban, you will become part of an industry leading, fast-paced, and passionate team that works together to provide world class explosion protection solutions across the materials handling and oil and gas industries.

We offer excellent career development opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefits including:

  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount marketplace
  • Life assurance
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Company sick pay
  • Wellbeing initiatives

If you're interested in the role and would like to put yourself forward please hit APPLY.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Applications Engineer, Mechanical Applications Engineer, Mechanical & Applications Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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