Mechanical Engineer Edinburgh

Our client is a small, dynamic and innovative company which specialises in the development of direct drive permanent magnet generator technology for the wind, wave and tidal energy sectors and the provision of specialist electro-mechanical engineering services for the power engineering sector. They are currently working on the next generation of their innovative generator technology.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to provide mechanical design engineering for electrical machines and devices in an integrated engineering team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing components, assemblies and machines using a wide range of computer aided engineering tools including Computer Aided Design (CAD) and structural Finite Element Analysis (FEA). The role will also involve the analysis of thermal, stress, fluid dynamics, power transfer, vibration and machinery dynamics problems.

The role will ultimately contribute to the technical delivery of the technology to 6MW scale and beyond.

* To assist in developing PMG technology
a. Electrical and electro-magnetic design of the 1MW prototype
b. Development of mechanical and structural design for application at the 6MW scale
c. Working closely with other engineering disciplines (e.g. mechanical and thermal engineers) to develop the fully integrated and optimal total design for generators.
* Deliver documentation and engineering drawings appropriate for the design, manufacture and test of generators.
* Assist in the development of new technology to establish and maintain the company as a global leader in direct drive permanent magnet generators.

The Person

* Mechanical Engineering degree
* Proven track record of experience, with at least 3 years experience in mechanical engineering, working within context of rotating machines.
* Detailed knowledge on the design of rotating machinery
* Using mechanical FEA tools
* Producing 2D and 3D mechanical drawings, Bill of Materials, and component specifications

Salary: £30K to £35K

Location: Edinburgh

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