Mechanical Design Engineer – electric motors

Mechanical Design Engineer electric motors/drives – Northampton – Motorsport

This amazing PERMANENT role for a mechanical design engineer of motors/motor integration is a unique opportunity to showcase your expertise and skills with a world leading Formula 1 business in Northamptonshire. This role will be working on formula e and advanced engineering projects for performance road cars. You will be a key member within the team and the person that secures this position will be crucial to the success of this dynamic company on its race/road/hybrid projects.

What you will do

The design engineer will be responsible for electric motor design and system level integration within a vehicle. Specifically

Defining the mechanical design specification of electric powertrains at a system level – considering benefits and compromises of the full powertrain
Defining concept and detailed specification of electric motors.
Innovating and delivering, solutions to difficult problems
Ideally (but not essentially) Be experienced in 2D and 3D Motor design software (preferably MotorCAD and Opera) and other key simulation/analysis packages
What you will need:

2i minimum in mechanical or electrical engineering
Mechanical design of electric motors or worked closely with mechanical engineers.
CATIA is preferred but other CAD systems can be considered
Practical experience of analysing performance, safety and failures of electric motors.
Knowledge of manufacturing methods related to electric motor design.
Knowledge of materials used in electric motors and the fundamentals defining their performance and limitations.
Testing methodologies of electric powertrains.
Perhaps some understanding of Software and control systems of electric powertrains.
What you will get:

Permanent role at bluechip high performance powertrain company
Outstanding rate of pay plus bonuses and benefits
Sponsorship and relocation if required
Opportunity to join a multiple F1 championship winning engineering business with state of the art facilities including onsite subsidised restaurant, gym and parking
Easy access to site

Please apply with updated CV and details of current rate/salary and notice period. If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted prior to submission. However please contact kevin harris by email or (phone number removed) if you have any questions.

If this role is not for you, but you know some who may be interested, please forward this email on to them. We offer a referral scheme.

Arden White is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.

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