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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
⚙️ Really an Engineer ⚙️

Turntide Technologies is hiring a
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Turntide Technologies is helping turn the tide on climate change with a revolutionary Platform for Sustainable Operations that drives down energy consumption and operating costs in buildings, agriculture, and electric transport. Our patented hardware and intelligent software are revolutionizing the $100 billion electric motor industry with a new platform so efficient, reliable, and adaptable that it reduces energy use by more than half. Our larger mission is to replace all the world's motors with intelligent, optimal-efficiency systems so every watt is worthwhile for humanity. We're looking for curious, intelligent, collaborative people from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the sustainability of our planet.

This is an exciting opportunity for an engineer to join a small, fast moving team working on cutting edge electrification technology. The work will include concept and prototype design, through to detailing of products for low, medium and high-volume production. They must have the ability to analyse designs using various CAE tools. They must work well as part of a team but also be capable of self-management able to deliver high quality work to what can be tight deadlines

Job Role:

  • Clean-sheet mechanical design and development of power electronics enclosures, heat exchangers, pumps, fans, and rotating electric machines
  • 3D CAD modelling and 2D Engineering drawings of components and assemblies.
  • Mechanical/Thermal/Fluid analysis of conceptual designs.
  • Build and test of prototype hardware.
  • Work autonomously and as part of a small, fast moving multi-disciplined team to assess requirements, meet objectives and achieve project goals.
  • Work with other design engineers and the wider cross functional team.
  • Work to company quality standards. 

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in all of the areas below:

  • Creation of high-quality 3D models and assemblies using Solidworks or similar CAD tool.
  • Use of hand calculations and appropriate analysis software (ANSYS (Mechanical, ICEpak, Fluent, Sherlock), MATLAB etc.) to validate designs.
  • Production of high quality 2D engineering drawings, for both manufacture and assembly, to BS8888.
  • Design, development and delivery of prototype/low volume components and related tooling.
  • Appropriate selection of materials, manufacturing processes and design for manufacture principles.
  • Knowledge of design analysis skills such as Design for Manufacturing Assembly, DFMEA & PFMEA,
  • Hands-on assembly of prototype hardware
  • Ability to understand technical requirements and their influence on design 
  • BSc (Hons) in Mechanical, Product Design, Motor sport or Automotive engineering as a minimum

It would be great if you also have the following:

  • Experience with Solidworks & ANSYS
  • Experience with power electronics
  • Experience with rotating electric machines
  • Experience with turbomachinery
  • Packaging of electronic components and assemblies in mechanical enclosures.
  • Heat exchanger sizing and design
  • Good understanding and experience of working with a wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes
  • BOM creation and management
  • Liaising with suppliers/manufacturers 

Your personal attributes should include:

  • Structured mindset with good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and able to deal with all levels of the organisation and customers
  • Confident, thoughtful and able to articulate their ideas to both technical and non-technical team members
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and keen approach to learning
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritise work accordingly
  • Must able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team
  • Flexibility to travel in UK and overseas






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