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Engineer - Mechanical Engineering


UK Central

£35,000 - £50,000

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Looking to design state-of-the-art transmission and mechanical systems? This leading EV powertrain consultancy has projects for you to bring to major vehicle OEMs across the defence, marine and aerospace sectors (to name a few!). 

The company

Our client has a rich history in the automotive space. They’re working towards a more sustainable future, operating in the electrification space to advance the development of revolutionary powertrain technologies. 

You’ll join a team of true technical experts who recognise that a relaxed and open office environment is key to fostering collaboration and fresh ideas. You’ll also have access to hybrid working opportunities, an electric vehicle scheme, health and life insurance to support your personal and professional growth. 
The role 

You’ll use front-running simulation techniques and design tools to develop and prototype solutions. You’ll also support the development of fresh techniques and analysis methods to drive continuous improvement. If you’re excited and willing to adapt to new challenges, you’ll have ample opportunity to continue your development as a multi-skilled engineer. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Delivering your own small projects 
  • Balancing independent projects with team projects 
  • Maintaining a high level of industry expertise and competitive intelligence
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and customers at all levels 
  • Working in a fast-paced environment 

The requirements

Ideally, you’ll bring a strong background in the design and analysis of automotive, transmission or precision engineering projects. Other requirements include: 

  • Degree educated in Mechanical, Electrical or Control system Engineering (or equivalent experience) 
  • Experience in electrified propulsion systems, transmission and driveline, or powertrain testing 
  • Naturally inquisitive and thrives when challenged with a problem 
  • Familiar with drivetrain engineering software packages 
  • Detailed understanding of industry market trends and competitor capabilities
  • Excellent customer-facing skills and ability to maintain a strong personal impression 
  • Strong communication, articulation and presentation skills 
  • Able to translate complex information into simple messages 
  • Fluent in English and French/German/Japanese/Chinese is a plus 
  • Passionate about learning and facing new challenges
  • Keen to develop personally and professionally 
  • Flexible and willing to travel

Important information
Reference number: 16761
Temporary or Permanent Position: Permanent
FMC contact for this role: James B Watson (

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