3 months ago

Mechanical Design Engineer

Cheltenham Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1236015

Posted on behalf of

Electroflight

A leading technology and engineering services business that designs and manufactures bespoke battery systems for next generation aerospace applications is currently looking to recruit a full time Mechanical Engineer. This purpose of this role is the design and development of mechanical parts of high-voltage battery systems. This will range from creating multiple initial concepts to freezing the design for manufacturing.

The Mechanical Engineer will:

  • Work with the Systems team to generate battery/powertrain packaging concepts within a wide variety of aircraft.
  • Create CAD design of battery components including metallic, CFRP, busbars, electrical harnesses, and injection moulded parts.
  • Work with the CAE team to analyse and optimise designs for stress, thermals, fluid flows, etc.
  • Support DFMEAs
  • Work with the Manufacturing team to ensure good DFM.
  • Generate engineering drawings for parts and assemblies.
  • Generate component release documentation and ensuring compliance with requirements.

The successful Mechanical Engineer will have:

  • Educated to BEng level as a minimum requirement.
  • Experience using Siemens NX CAD for 3D modelling and generating 2D assembly and component drawings.
  • Experience performing and using tolerance analysis to improve assembly design.
  • Knowledge of basic hand calculations to size component such as fasteners, bond strength
  • Knowledge of materials selection for properties such as temperature, conductivity, strength, stiffness, thermal expansion, etc
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