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Motor Design Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/12/2017
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:

Our client is passionate about designing and developing beautiful electronic and mechanical components for all vehicles across their fleet. They are looking for person with engineering experience to design and build electric motors who is passionate to create intellectual things and find simple effective solutions within a compact team of enthusiasts.

Working with our client provides Interesting challenges, big scale, smart people and a great culture. You give your experience, knowledge and desire of success.

The Gearbox Design Engineer must be able to work and think independently, provide technical expertise and be a supporting member of the project team.

This job is dedicated to design and development high-power and high-efficient gearboxes.


* Design and develop quite and high performance gearboxes for electric and hybrid vehicles;
* Meet target specifications such as cost, size, weight and efficiency within specific timeline;
* Use CAD and simulation software to model gearbox performances;
* Test and validate motor designs;
* Generate innovative solutions;
* Work closely with internal and suppliers engineering team;
* Manage the full service supply chain;


* Extensive and proven experience in gearboxes design, including simulation;
* Have the ability to understand concepts and contribute significantly to the design of the product through the use of expert knowledge of the latest technologies;
* Engineering degree or equivalent with experience gained within the automotive sector

Personal Characteristics:

* A positive attitude and a passionate approach to drive delivery and optimise quality systems and processes
* Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills with the ability to influence and quickly forge quality working relationships.
* Resilience and determination to succeed equally within a team and individually.
* A proactive 'hands on' approach
* Flexible with the ability to multi-task and work within a changing environment and to manage changing priorities.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills to articulate complex problems with clarity to a technical and non-technical audience.
* The ability to provide new ideas and a creative approach to problem solving.
* Attention to detail and accuracy.
* Strong work ethic and enjoyment of exploring new and uncommon ideas in pursuit of the best solution to a challenge

The Company:
Specialises in the design and development of fully electric commercial vehicles.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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