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SYS-1061 - Principal Gear Designer

  • Role Type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa, Shoreham-by-Sea, Prague

  • Closing Date
  • 12/03/2019

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The mechanical design and analysis of complex gearing systems through concept, definitive, detail design phases and support through testing and production phases.
  • The creation and validation of duty cycles against worldwide benchmarks for analysis and testing of products.
  • Understanding of the relationship between gear macro and micro geometry design and possible NVH effects.
  • To work on a variety of market sectors from passenger cars to industrial and defense markets.
  • Able to create and design/analyse major transmission assemblies and components comprising shafts, bearings and gears such as parallel axis gear sets, epicyclic gear sets or bevel gears sets with minimum guidance.
  • In depth understanding of the influences of the wide range of lubricants, material choices, production methods, heat treatment methods and finishing processes for gears.

Responsible for the following engineering activities:

  • Gear macro and micro geometry design and the supervision of others in these processes.
  • Creation of gear production documentation and the supervision of others in this process.
  • System and component specifications and that the design meets the requirements,
  • Reporting of gear design and analysis tasks to the customers satisfaction.  Supervisions and sign off on others reporting tasks,
  • Responsibility for the quality of work undertaken and for the technical delivery to the client to time, cost and quality targets,
  • Carry out design change requests as per process and in a timely manner,
  • Fit and function of their responsible parts or system and their interaction with other systems,
  • Checking and validating design engineer’s designs and drawings as required,
  • Guideline ownership if nominated by engineering manager,
  • Creation of component or system design plans,
  • Meeting design timing plans on assigned tasks.