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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:

    16 August 2024

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Lead Design Engineer
£50,000 - £60,000

Yolk Recruitment is partnered with a renowned global leader in automotive innovation, supplying high quality components and leading the way on innovation in their field, with groundbreaking product launches in recent years and more to follow. With a century-long legacy, they excel in drive train, mobility, and electric power train solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. A global business with 9000 employees across 19 countries, the Cwmbran site has a legacy for leading the way and have a new opportunity for a Lead Design Engineer to join their team.

This is a Lead role, responsible for design and development work on current and future products and leading Design & Development team activity.

This is what you'll be doing

  • Ensuring work is completed to meet project schedules
  • Leading design/development teams and the engineering output
  • Deliver new, innovative and cost effective solutions
  • Prepare and undertake presentations to customers and suppliers
  • Meeting budget requirements as specified
  • Provision of technical support as required
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activity
  • Liaison with internal and external customers and external supplier
  • Supplier Technical Reviews and Project Design Reviews

This is the experience you'll bring to the team:

  • Degree or above in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Proven experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer within manufacturing/industrial sectors
  • A good understanding of vehicle dynamics/geometry and able to perform basic hand calculations
  • Knowledge of vehicle brakes / braking systems
  • Capability to understand legislative requirements related to vehicle braking
  • Knowledge of latest FEA techniques related to component optimisation and casting flow analysis
  • Ability to lead and inspire small teams of engineers across multiple/global sites.
  • Experience/working knowledge of CAD and project planning tools
  • Understanding lean manufacturing concepts
  • Good communication and presentation skills

And this is what you'll get in return

  • £50,000 - £60,000 DOE
  • Flexible hours
  • 6% matched pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Medical cashback plan
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Company bonus
  • Up to 2 days WFH, on site as required by project needs
  • Continued training and development
  • Proven career development opportunities

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now!

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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