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Job titleMechanical Design Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary30,000 - 45,000 GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus PackageDiscretionary annual bonus
Job description

Our client is looking for a highly skilled Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced engineer looking to work with technologies at the forefront of the automotive landscape. 

The company

Our client is on a mission to create the future of powertrains. They work on the full lifecycle from strategic planning to testing powertrain and electrification technologies. They have got a rich history in the automotive space, working with major vehicle OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to optimise their products.

Working towards a more sustainable future, they are operating in the electrification space to advance the development of new, more sustainable technologies.

The role
As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you’ll join a team of ambitious engineers and work on a broad base of fast-paced projects, ensuring their successful delivery whilst meeting timescales. You’ll bring your innovation to propose solutions to complex problems and challenging scenarios and have ample opportunity to rapidly progress your design and analysis skills. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Ensuring rapid responses to customer requests

  • Maintaining operational excellence for the customer base

  • Building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders 

  • Presenting data to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Translating client strategy into actionable projects 

  • Creating technical project proposals and resourcing estimates 

  • Owning your small projects 

The requirements

You will have strong experience in automotive, transmission or precision engineering design or analysis, as well as… 

  • Degree educated in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline (or equivalent experience) 

  • Familiar with key software packages within drivetrain engineering (including SMT and MASTA)

  • Strong understanding of key engineering processes and procedures 

  • Innovative and enjoys resolving challenges  

  • Outstanding information gathering and problem-solving skills

  • Analytical, logical and detail-orientated 

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment 

  • Willing to develop and take on complex technical concepts

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Fluent in English and another language (ideally French, German or Korean) 

Important information

Reference number: 12380 

FMC contact for this role: James B Watson ( 

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.