Mechanical Design Engineer

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

Our ambition is to help put the world on the path to Net Zero. Through our R&D team, we’re working on exciting projects that will directly impact the future of renewable energy. Our R&D team is now rapidly expanding and we’re looking for determined people to join us our mission. It is not only pure engineering knowledge that we are looking for; we are very keen on candidates with a can-do attitude and a real desire to make the world a better place. We want you to feel you that you are contributing to an important mission and we want you to develop yourself. You will have excellent training opportunities and a fantastic place to grow as a professional. What you'll do Work on designing and developing brand new products related to the electrification of heat.Work in the state of the art Octopus Energy Research & Development Centre.Join an established team of Mechanical and Control Engineers.Conceive, design, and implement mechanical designs for various R&D projectsWhat you'll need An undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, or any equivalent, and at least one year’s industrial experience.A good understanding of core concepts from thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics.Working knowledge of 3D CAD software, such as Solidworks, Creo, etc.The ability to produce comprehensive technical drawings and documentation, such as BoMs.A good understanding of different manufacturing techniques.An understanding of core concepts from material science, including material selection techniques.Experience with FEA and/or CFD.The ability to assess mechanical designs in terms of criteria such as stress, fatigue, vibration, etc. An understanding of design principles such as DFMAIt would be great if you had An appreciation of designing systems within certification requirements.The ability to read and create P&IDs.Experience in building rapid prototypes and using equipment such as 3D printers.Hands-on experience of using workshop equipment.What you'll love Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about!What do you get? Click hereIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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