Mobility Engineer-Mechanical-Military Vehicles-CAD-Powertrain (M/F)

  • Company : JAM Recruitment
  • Localisation : Shropshire - Midlands de l'Ouest, Royaume-Uni
  • Position : Mobility Engineer-Mechanical-Military Vehicles-CAD-Powertrain
  • Type of Contract : Fixed-term contract
  • Date of publication : 2018-06-22
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Job Description

Mobility Engineer

Our client is recruiting a number of Mobility Engineers who will report to the Mobility Team Leader or Sub-system Manager at their Telford site, with occasional travel to other Company sites and suppliers within the UK.

Successful applicants will form part of a multi-disciplinary team providing Through Life Support to Land Systems armoured vehicle platforms via membership of the In-Service Support (ISS) Integrated Delivery Team. The specific role is to devise mobility design solutions to support in-service military vehicles, their derivatives and support equipment for the Mobility Sub-system Group based in Telford. The Group covers specification and installed performance of the following subsystems:

  • Powerpacks (Diesel engines and hydro-mechanical transmissions), including engine intake, exhaust and cooling systems
  • Suspension systems as applicable to wheeled and tracked platforms
  • Ancillary driveline components such as wheels, tyres tracks, final drives etc.
  • Noise and Vibration analyses of platforms leading to recommendations in terms of vehicle usage.

Main responsibilities and duties could include but not be limited to:

  • Propulsion and driveline system integration at the system and sub-system levels.
  • Requirements management and production of technical specifications.
  • Management of all technical issues with customers and suppliers.
  • Modelling and simulation of propulsion and driveline systems.
  • System design and integration into vehicle platforms.
  • Acceptance and verification testing of systems.
  • Consideration of reliability and maintainability associated with the technical solution, in conjunction with subject matter experts.
  • Working with Mechanical Engineers (CAD) to create information for the solution of design problems and definition of manufacturing information.
  • Carry out engineering calculations as required to justify a proposed course of action.
  • Contribute to the planning process required to schedule their work
  • Participation in internal and external meetings or design reviews with the customer and external suppliers.
  • Undertaking and or assisting with technical presentations.
  • The generation and review of technical reports
  • Working with Safety Engineers to ensure that support products Safety risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).

Additional Information


  • Be self-motivated and be able to work with the minimum of supervision in a team environment to achieve completion of task milestones within defined budgets.
  • Have a working knowledge of a business system such as SAP and data management system such as TeamCentre.
  • Be able to exhibit good Health & Safety awareness
  • Awareness of the security implications for technical material
  • Knowledge of MS Office including MS Project.
  • Be able to demonstrate commercial awareness

Experience / Qualifications

The candidate will have been educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline with at least 3 years postgraduate experience within an engineering environment, or to HNC level with 5 years relevant experience.

Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential, together with a high level of interest in technical problem solving.

In addition, it is highly desirable that the candidate has experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Finite Element Analysis Tools such as Pro Mechanica or Ansys.
  • Dynamic simulation or analysis tools such as ADAMS.
  • Experience of either automotive, or suspension or tracked vehicle systems.
  • Experience in the design of earth moving or heavy lifting equipment.
  • Experience in design of large fabricated structures.
  • Knowledge and application of appropriate Defence Standards for military vehicles

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Mobility Engineer-Mechanical-Military Vehicles-CAD
  • Start date : asap
  • Term : 6 months
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
  • Salary : Up to £0.00 per annum
  • References : BBBH69070_1529672678
  • Activity area : Defence and security

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