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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Mechanical Design Engineer

Warwickshire, CV32, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Role: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Warwick + Hybrid working

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (depending on experience and ability)

The Role

Power electronics requires collaborative working between electronics engineering and mechanical engineering to ensure thermal management, production feasibility, durability, and service life.

As a Mechanical Engineer, reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Team Leader, you will take responsibility for the technical delivery of one or more projects and ensure that the tasks assigned to you are completed in a timely and conscientious fashion. Continued close communication with the relevant project leads is required.

You will produce SolidWorks CAD models and associated drawings of complex cooling structures with an eye to manufacturability and cost effectiveness at all times. To assess the effectiveness of these designs you will be required to conduct mechanical and thermal analysis.

You will have the opportunity to integrate your own methods and ideas in order to deliver the company's technical innovations.


Simulate, Model, and Validate Cooling Structures:

Conduct detailed simulations and modelling to design cooling structures that efficiently extract heat from power electronics devices.

Validate these designs through rigorous testing, considering both liquid and air cooling methods

SolidWorks CAD Design and Prototyping:

Utilize SolidWorks to create innovative and efficient CAD designs.

Develop associated drawings and guide designs from prototype build to volume manufacturing

Sealing System Design and Testing:

Design and rigorously test sealing systems for optimal environmental performance on housing component

Advanced Manufacturing Processes:

Spearhead the development of industry-leading manufacturing processes for machined, sheet metal, and polymer parts

Mechanical-Electronics Integration:

Specify mechanical connections and interfaces for seamless integration with electronic components.

Collaborate with electronics engineers to optimize package size and functionality

PCB Component Layout and Durability:

Support PCB component layout design, ensuring durability under static, dynamic, and thermal loading conditions

Comprehensive Documentation:

Produce thorough product documentation, including design notes, bills of materials, and user manuals

Quality and Safety Adherence:

Apply rigorous quality and safety standards throughout project execution.

In house prototyping we build and test our products in house. Mechanical dexterity and ability is required.
Customer-Centric Approach:Interpret product requirements from customer specifications and ensure strict adherence.

Effectively communicate design concepts to multiple stakeholders, including direct interaction with customers

Company Values and Self-Driven Problem Solving:

Adhere to company policies and procedures related to testing, quality, and documentation release.

Demonstrate a proactive and self-motivated approach to solving engineering challenges.


You will enjoy working as part of a close-knit team where every individual's contribution matters and where you will have the freedom to interact directly with every member of the business.

Hybrid Working
Unlimited Leave
5% towards each staff members pension scheme contribution
Group Life Insurance (4 times basic annual salary)
Employee Assistance Programme

Minimum educational qualifications:

Degree level education in Mechanical Engineering or related subject.
Applicants with equivalent alternative qualifications or experience will be considered.

Previous Experience:

You will have a minimum of 2 years working within a field of mechanical design or simulation.

Other advantageous skills:

Knowledge of the use of simulation software - both CFD and FEA.
Interest in 3D printing technologies.
Good mechanical ability, e.g. experience of machine shops, product assembly
Experience of SolidWorks CAD software
Working understanding of electronics
Familiarity with high voltage (e.g. electric vehicle) working
Design for manufacture and assembly

How to apply?

Please send a CV to

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