Hydraulic Systems Design Engineer

Our World leading client has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Engineer, to join their team designing electro-hydraulic pumps, components and systems.

The successful candidate will work within a team on the design of new hydraulic valves and systems to meet customer requirements and bring them to production in a timely and cost effective manner. Part of the job is to contribute to and lead design improvements and cost reductions, from concept through design review, approval, and entry into market.

You will also provide technical support and guidance on issues relating to the design, production, and application of hydraulic valves within the motion controls product range. Additionally, you will ensure hydraulic test rigs and test equipment are kept current and maintained correctly as part of your tasks.

In more detail, your areas of responsibility are the following:

Design new and modified valves using 3D CAD (ProE experience an advantage)
Able to appraise drawings, reports, change requests (ECOs) and BOMs for clarity, completeness and conformity to standards, procedures and specifications
Involvement in cost reduction programs for new and existing products to ensure the best cost-effective solutions are achieved through the application of Lean principles
Create written test plans and test reports for products under test
Update and maintain the departments procedures and working practice documents
Provide engineering support to manufacturing, to facilitate effective production of products and problem solve issues with parts in manufacture
Work with and lead existing staff to introduce new products and updates to existing products
Preparation and operation of test rigs for functional performance, endurance and fatigue testing
Data acquisition and storage from units under test (experience of Lab View software an advantage)
Maintain laboratory equipment and support improvements to the laboratory test facility
Awareness of health, safety and environmental procedures and UK and EU regulations
Provide technical support to Sales and marketing
Undertake additional duties and/or projects as designated by management within the job holders agreed capabilities

Ideally, you will have a degree in an engineering discipline, coupled with a detailed background in hydraulic component design and development for manufacture. Some knowledge of system test and test rigs would be a significant advantage.

To apply, or for more detail, please reach out to Steve Johnstone at the Havant office of Morson Talent.

Morson Talent