An award winning, innovative technology business based in Sheffield. Iceotope's engineers are innovators, developing cutting edge, complex electronics addressing power reduction, water reduction and sustainability. You will be joining a team of talented engineers developing game changing, innovative technology solutions.


Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Reporting to: Director of Engineering

Location: South Yorkshire


About the role: 

Central to the engineering team the Mechanical Design Engineer will work on all aspects of the design process and ensures that individual components and requirements come together to create a fully functioning product that meets all performance criteria.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for leading all mechanical aspects of a new development project within a multidisciplined engineering team ensuring that project deliverables and engineering quality are met
  • Close collaboration with multi-disciplinary project engineering team
  • Characterisation of structural performance for components and systems to house electronics and provide cooling solutions
    • Units for the containment, direction and circulation of fluid
    • Units to pass electronic signals through seals
    • Units to enable the liquid cooling of hot swappable modular items, such as power supplies, pumps or disk drives
  • Responsible for concept design, detailed DFM design, component selections, prototype building and testing
  • Produce full 3D assembly models
  • Production of engineering drawings, BoM and revision management and manufacturing data
  • Documentation and presentation to support and communicate your findings and recommendations
  • Validation of design concepts
  • Prototype building and testing and design validation
  • Assist in writing test plans and defining test requirements


Skills & Experience:


  • Solidworks (or similar 3D CAD)
  • Experience in working as part of a project team
  • Construction and management of Bill of Materials (BIM)
  • Broad manufacturing knowledge of different materials and processes
  • Design validation and analysis
  • Suitable selection of materials to successfully implement product designs
  • Familiar with design and development process, concept to finished product
  • Design for manufacture (DFM)


Desirable skills

  • FEA linear and nonlinear studies
  • FEA of multi part assemblies including gaskets, seals, fixing torque, springs etc
  • Analyse mechanical integrity, deflection at interfaces and factor of safety
  • Suitable selection and evaluation of materials to successfully implement products
  • Analyse mechanical integrity, deflection at interfaces and factor of safety
  • Product data management (PDM)
  • Engineering change management
  • Rendering cad images for marketing, using photo view 360 or equivalent


Submit CV