Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 941790564-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Green Talent Network
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

This is a rare opportunity to be involved with highly prestigious multi-million pound projects working from clean sheet design from the ground up in a low volume consultancy.

Our main business streams are:

Battery Systems, Supervisory Control Systems, Catalytic Generators and Powertrain integration.

The wider Group is a globally recognised technology company that delivers propulsion and intelligent solutions for customers in the automotive, aerospace, motorsport, and marine sectors.

As a business we are constantly seeking innovative ways to lead technology development while striving to deliver the reliability that our customers expect. Therefore, we are hiring innovative professionals to join our team.

Purpose of Position

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer within our Electrification Team. Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a highly motivated Engineer with a demonstrated ability for design and development in a fast-paced environment to join the team.

Reporting to our Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the team by producing battery design solutions that arise from new product design, customer requests, and other ad hoc activities. You must have a sound knowledge of engineering principles and materials, and an ability to apply your experience creatively in the development of world-leading innovative products. Working to a range of industry standards for quality and validation, you will be capable of providing solutions backed up with a robust methodology that will keep us at the forefront of technology in the years ahead.


  • Degree or time served Mechanical Engineer with experience in a design and development environment.
  • Strong experience of CAD software, preferably CATIA V5, with the ability to create design concepts and fully dimensioned drawings.
  • Ideally exposure to battery systems and battery design
  • The ability to interpret mechanical FEA studies and propose solutions/improvements to design issues.
  • A good understanding of design for assembly and constraints for low volume manufacture.
  • A good understanding of materials and associated mechanical properties and processing.
  • A confident approach with customers and suppliers with the ability to detail requirements and understand issues.
  • Undertake any other duties or activities reasonably requested in order to meet departmental or company goals.
  • Hybrid working is adopted for this position.