Junior Thermal Engineer

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  • Location:

    Colchester, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £30000 per annum

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    Robert Marsh

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    over 2 years ago

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A highly successful multinational electronics company are seeking a Junior Thermal Engineer

Candidates should be graduates in a relevant discipline - previous design and analysis experience in an industrial environment is not required. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to learn quickly and should ideally be familiar with some of the below requirements:

Thermal Engineer Role :

+ Designing, developing and testing thermal solutions for both convection and conduction cooled products
+ Liaising with the hardware and PCB design engineers to agree optimal layout and construction of Computer boards
+ Simulating and analysing thermal performance of products, and implementing any necessary corrections
+ Thermal and mechanical testing of new products and components
+ Developing and improving mechanical and thermal design procedures and practises
+ Maintaining awareness of new technologies.

Requirements :

+ An understanding of the principles behind designing thermal solutions for both convection cooled and conduction cooled electronic products
+ Thermal simulation using Flotherm or Flotherm XT or similar product
+ Analysis of thermal characteristics at component level in excess of 40W, and at board level in excess of 60W
+ Mechanical design skills, ideally using SolidWorks, for creating or at least modifying solid model designs for heat sinks and other items
+ Following a thermal design process
+ An appreciation of general production machining processes.