Design Analyst

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 1 May 2019

About The Job

The role of Design Analyst is ideally suited to an engineer with an analytical mind who enjoys the challenge of solving engineering transmission problems.

Working in the Advanced Engineering Group, reporting to the Head of Gear Technology, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing quality gearing solutions to support Xtrac products.

You will design and analyse gears, splines and bearings with respect to strength and durability to meet challenging packaging and duty cycle requirements. You will also be expected to offer technical solutions for gear and bearing related problems. In addition the position will entail the specification of manufacturing tooling and gauges and liaising with the factory and suppliers when required.

A key part of the role is the analysis of transmission systems and components using finite element analysis (FEA) and classical methods to ensure products meet their specification. A Design Analyst will be expected to interpret and communicate results as well as offer potential solutions to problems. Due to the ever changing analysis needs you will also help develop new analysis methods and processes.

A Design Analyst also has a significant role in the managing and co-ordination of condition assessments of components returned after service.

About You

A successful candidate will have the ability to work calmly and constructively in a pressurised priority changing environment and be able to manage their own workload. You will also have initiative, enthusiasm, a flexible approach and ability to work to tight deadlines.

You will have a degree in a mechanical, automotive, aeronautical or similar discipline. Postgraduate degrees such as MEng, MSc and PhD would be welcome. Knowledge of Romax, MASTA, KISSsoft and Dontyne is desirable.

Knowledge and experience in structural analysis of rotating machinery would be desirable although not essential. In addition experience in the following disciplines would be advantageous: Mathematical modelling and simulation, gear design, bearing analysis, transmission simulation software, lubrication/fluid flow and vibration and dynamic simulation.

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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