Mechanical Design Engineer

Viritech is a UK based Cleantech engineering company creating technology to drive the global adoption of Hydrogen energy solutions for on road, off road, marine and aerospace applications. Viritech has a motorsport background and motorsport ethos, we believe in removing the barriers which slow development and constantly strive to develop and improve our technology and products.


General Responsibilities:

- Mechanical design of vehicle components and assemblies for Viritech Automotive projects in 3DX.

- Carry out Kinematics analysis of assemblies to ensure correct operation and detect potential clashes.

- Participate in Design Reviews and FMEA’s.

- Arrange and co-ordinate activities with internal and external partners or suppliers to achieve quality, cost, and delivery targets for each project.

- Maintain Viritech design standards.

- Create 2D drawings and BOM’s for designed components and assemblies.

- Carry out relevant hand calcs and FEA (through 3rd parties where required) to validate designs.


Key Requirements:

- Experience of mechanical design of composite, machined & sheet metal/fabricated components.

- A passion for the automotive/motorsport industry

- A minimum of HNC in mechanical engineering or related discipline

- A minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience.

- Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate with others


Desired Requirements:

- Experience of whole vehicle design

- Experience developing vehicle systems i.e. suspension, cooling, braking, HVAC, Electrical etc.

- Experience of BEV or FCEV development

- 3DX or CATIA V5 literate

Salary - £30k-£50k