Grays’ Derbyshire Associates Limited is a project and private equity business focused on the investment in alternatives and forward thinking project. We are currently working on a challenging and highly exciting project in automotive.
We are looking for a forward thinking, creative and talented individual that will lead helping us achieve part of this project.
Responsible for the design and finalization of an automotive product Managing products from conception to production Creation of detailed part and assembly design drawings using modelling tools Part management of bill of materials Communication with suppliers for out sourced components Possible communication with customers to define product design specifications Creation of interface models Working closely within a multi-disciplined team Design of assembly and test tooling Creation of production documentation Working to tight project deadlines Multitasking and adapting to changing project requirements within a fast-paced environment Provide support to production department Working with third party organisations and their engineers Skills and Expertise:
Experience within an engineering design role BEng Mechanical Engineering degree, or equivalent technical degree. Experience in mechanical design with an appreciation for automotive Experience of working from fundamental mechanical engineering principles to solve engineering challenges. Proficient in 3D CAD modelling and associated 2d drawing tools Attention to detail and familiar with appropriate standards for the generation and checking of engineering drawings Knowledge of manufacturing processes Experience of material selection Documenting and presenting to a high standard in internal design reviews and externally to customers
Experience with Solid Edge Experience with battery principles including lithium and lead acid Understanding of basic electrical/electronic principles Minimum of two years’ experience within an engineering design role Adept at researching, understanding and implementing technical solution methods when beyond current skill set Generating sound mechanical design concepts, translating into working prototypes or production ready solutions and presenting results to a high standard.
Communication: Articulate ideas to both customers and team members.
Excellent written skills for a wide variety of communications from specifications to customer emails.
Ability to tactfully challenge without alienating.
Adaptable and flexible in communication styles to effectively transfer key and complex information to others of varying degrees of knowledge and experience.
* Teamwork Seek ideas and inputs of colleagues to make best use of team expertise and improve team performance. Freely share knowledge and findings with others. Work with confidence unsupervised. Able to manage multiple concurrent work streams. Able to organise work in order to meet deadlines and support team goals.
* Problem Solving Identify issues and take a proactive approach to dealing with them. Think creatively to produce workable ideas and novel solutions. Have the drive and commitment to see activities to completion. Manage own development and performance. Strive to improve and keep knowledge and skills up to date. Passion for our work.
Experience in a forward thinking firm, possible shares in the project, travel