Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: ca £40K
Reporting To: Chief Technical Officer
Location: Office based, Cambridgeshire.
Viridian Solar is a market leader of roof-integrated solar for UK. Viridian Solar is looking for someone special to join the R&D team, contributing to new product development and product improvement.
- New product development from conceptual to production design
- Supporting existing products through problem solving and continual product improvement
- Creating and maintaining technical design files, e.g. drawings, specifications and Bills Of Materials
- Testing and certifications for new products or markets
- Understanding design requirements and establishing product specifications
- Designing mechanical parts in 3D CAD
- Building and testing prototypes
- Obtaining type approval for domestic and international markets
- Coordinating product launch internally and externally
- Supporting early installations of new products
- Maintaining and improving existing products
- Troubleshooting and problem-solving for existing products
- Customising existing products for new markets
- Updating drawings, specifications and BOMs
- Revising certification requirements
- Collaboration with overseas manufacturing partners
- Experience in mechanical engineering design
- Bachelors or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject.
- Minimum of 5 years design experience, preferably in sheet metal fabrication, extrusion and high volume manufacturing.
- Experience in CAD modelling, preferably ProE/Creo.
- Practical experience in building and testing prototypes, including designing and making test rigs. Ability to use workshop tools is required.
- Experience in building and roofing construction design desirable
- Familiarity with product certification and type approval
- Great attention to details
- Time conscious and deadline oriented
- Organised, accurate
- Self-starting, showing initiative
- Work alone and in team
- Approachable, sociable
Please send your CV with salary expectations to:
Chief Technical Officer, Viridian Solar, Atlas Building, 68 Stirling Way, Papworth, Cambs. CB23 3GY