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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Hudson Shribman is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our West Sussex based client permanently.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.

  • Technical lead within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.

  • Lead in the creation of designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.

  • Lead and work in collaboration with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs, including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation

  • Perform lab testing for verification and conformance of design outputs to meet the design inputs.

  • Be responsible for leading and developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.

  • Coordinate with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs

  • Provide support for the production, test and field engineering teams. Support the sales teams with bids and quotations

  • Work with project managers and sales teams to provide time estimates for design activities and keep appraised of progress

  • Support and assist the Sales Team in producing proposals and quotations/sales literature.


The Successful Applicant will:


  • Degree educated in Mechanical Engineering

  • Have experience in the use of a 3D CAD system.

  • Have a flair for innovation, new concept designs and a passion for mechanical engineering.

  • Have experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures

  • Have proven experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production in a Lead role.

  • The ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives, bearings and motors

  • Have an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques

  • Take the lead with responsibility for timely delivery of outputs within defined deadlines.

  • Strong understanding (where required) of the technical work being carried out and related activities.

  • Ability to lead the technical activities of a project design team, controlling workload and design output.

  • Experience of working in ideally the Defence or related sectors

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