Lead Mechanical Engineer

Permanent, UK

Dynisma is redefining the design, build and operation of motion simulation technology, with highly disruptive products. Our technology targets the changing and expanding global markets for motion simulation including motorsport, automotive, defence and aviation.

We have world leading technical knowledge and experience and are now searching for an outstanding Mechanical Engineering Leader to join our dynamic team and grow with us. This is a significant leadership role where you will be leading and managing a team of engineers with significant influence over business success and reporting directly to the Head of Mechanical Engineering.

The qualities and capabilities you will bring to our team:

  • Intelligent, inquisitive and creative mind
  • Tenacious problem solver
  • Clear understanding of applied physics and engineering fundamentals
  • Proven mathematical skills and ability to carry out calculations
  • Ability to learn quickly, to understand engineering systems and use new digital tools
  • Understanding of design using composites, metals and plastics
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and DfM, particularly for low volumes
  • CAD skills in modelling and drafting
  • Structural analysis using FEA or similar methods
  • Ability to use and customise software to solve problems and process data
  • Verification and validation of products by analysis and test
  • Producing FMEA and Technical Documentation
  • Simulation and multibody modelling capabilities (Matlab/Simulink/SimScape/Dymola/Adams/HyperWorks)

Suitable candidates are likely to also have a at least a 2:1 honours degree and 3 or more A-level grades at or above ABB or equivalent with subjects including maths and physics.

You will be a modest and collaborative team player, willing to work closely with colleagues across the business. The culture is supportive, honest, ambitious, and driven. We are a high performing team, determined to always deliver excellence, to everyone.

Your role responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and leading the work of a Mechanical Engineering team in the design, analysis, risk management, technical documentation and delivery of Dynisma’s Motion Generators to schedule targets.
  • Undertaking some of the aforementioned activities yourself as required as part of the Mechanical Engineering team
  • Ensuring the control of quality through implementing appropriate review, checking and approval of the outputs from the aforementioned activities
  • Managing the team capabilities and performance by identifying required and desirable capabilities and recruiting, training, leading and mentoring team members to satisfy these requirements and address under-performance
  • Supporting testing, development, delivery and fault resolution activities of Dynisma’s Motion Generators
  • Liaising with other members of the Dynisma team to complete the aforementioned activities and agree the division of responsibilities and accountabilities between your Mechanical Engineering team and others
  • Liaising with Dynisma’s suppliers and customers as required to complete all the aforementioned activities
  • Supporting development of Dynisma’s mechanical engineering toolset and capabilities to improve business performance

Additional activities you may be required to be involved in:

  • Managing activities and people outside of your team
  • Providing input to key technical decisions
  • Identifying and supporting business development opportunities and initiatives
  • Providing input to key business decisions

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