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Design & Development Engineer (Mechanical)

Country:
United Kingdom
Work Location:
Oxford
Advertising End Date:
28 Feb 2020
About The Opportunity

Purpose of Job

  • Design related to products and test systems, with development of this hardware through testing, analysis, improvement and communication within the GKNIC team.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Concept design, research, calculation and analysis

  • CAD modelling and generation of engineering drawings

  • Develop specifications, test plans, instructions and other engineering related documentation

  • Analysis of test and inspection data with reporting and actions for improvement

  • Flexibility to apply different skills as the projects move from concept to completion

  • Actively participate within the GKNIC and supplier teams

     

    Desirable Qualifications


  • Relevant Engineering Degree (with mechanical bias)

     


Desirable Experience and Skills


  • Design/Development in high-tech, precision engineering, with experience of high volume manufacturing and assembly processes

  • Design/Development of electric motors, gearboxes, power electronics packaging, test rigs

  • Motorsport sector (technically challenging, fast turn-around)

  • Automotive sector (high volume manufacture, low cost, high reliability)

  • CAD (NX preferred)

  • Awareness of FEA, CFD and other computational analysis tools

  • A keen, inquisitive attitude towards all aspects of mechanical engineering

  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem solving skills

  • Enthusiasm for hands-on involvement

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment


About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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