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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Mechanical Engineer


Job Description:

Senior Mechanical Engineer



Orion are excited to be working with an up-and-coming Automotive consultancy based in the Warwick area. With a presence already well established in India, they are looking to bring their ambition and innovation to the UK to provide solutions to the Automotive, EV, Motorsport, and Motorcycle markets.


The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for delivering major vehicle systems, both for external clients and for internal project whilst being an integral part of the global engineering team and will work closely with their colleagues in the UK and India to deliver engineering solutions that meet overall project requirements cost, quality and program timing.




  • Plan deliverables in terms of budget, resource allocation and timeline.
  • Manage programs and escalate appropriately when there is a risk of deviation to Cost Time or Quality.
  • Coach and develop less experienced colleagues.
  • Generating new concepts, with a focus on achievable innovation.
  • Responsible for breaking project requirements down to component and system level specifications.
  • Ensures engineering principles and calculations are rigorously applied.
  • Where required support production with face-to-face contact with the vendor base.
  • Define robust validation plans that satisfy DFMEA requirements for their systems and component areas.
  • Contribute to sustainable processes and documentation of standards and best practices.
  • Document and report in a robust and professional manner.
  • 3D CAD design, adhering to best practices for parametric modelling.
  • 2D drawing creation in line with international drafting standards.
  • Use of CAE for structural analysis and optimisation of designs





  • Experienced design engineer, working for an automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier.
  • 6years plus of domain knowledge (Motorcycle or Passenger car mechanical design / layout)
  • Knowledge of project management processes.
  • Familiarity with international drafting standards and GD&T.
  • Familiarity with DFM/DFA/DFS requirements.
  • Familiarity with main cost drivers and Value Engineering opportunities.
  • CAD proficiency in Creo is an advantage.
  • Prior EV experience is an advantage.
  • Experience of working at vehicle level is an advantage.
  • Experience of Matlab Software is an advantage


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    5+ years