Mechanical Design Engineer

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and driven Mechanical Design Engineer with a proactive and can-do attitude. The successful candidate will be responsible for independently managing projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, and actively participating in the development of prototypes. This role requires self-motivation, exceptional organizational skills, and a strong willingness to take ownership of the design process.

Technical Skills:

  • Evaluate mechanical and pneumatic systems using principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, pneumatics, energy transfer, and materials.
  • Proficient in applying mathematical tools and approaches in the design process, including static and dynamic modelling.
  • Use design tools like SolidWorks, PDM software, and FEA software for product design.
  • Ensure designs comply with product specifications, standards, and safety requirements.
  • Commission, manage, and interpret specialist design inputs from third-party experts.
  • Develop products based on customer requirements, testing manufacturing methods, and materials.
  • Create designs aligned with Lean manufacturing philosophy.
  • Assure system and product quality through testing and confirmation processes.

Practical Skills:

  • Assist and lead prototype assembly.
  • Lead the design of assembly and test rigs/equipment.
  • Undertake test programs safely, document outcomes, and analyse failures.
  • Prepare comprehensive test reports and address outcomes as required.
  • Provide engineering information and maintain compliance with regulations.
  • Perform end-to-end design engineering tasks.

Project Planning Skills:

  • Develop detailed project plans and track progress using Asana project management tool.
  • Ensure tasks and timelines are met.
  • Communicate changes to project scope, schedule, and costs.
  • Identify issues early and communicate them.

Team & Culture:

  • Share knowledge and collaborate with the team.
  • Ask questions and challenge politely, actively engaged, and curious.
  • Contribute positively both technically and socially/culturally.
  • Provide constructive feedback and voice concerns.
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse and international team.
  • Willingness to travel and support projects internationally.
  • Flexibility to attend Teams calls outside normal office hours to accommodate different time zones.