We are looking to hire an innovative Mechanical Design Engineer to join our growing team in Slough. You will be part of the overall Research & Development business unit and will be particularly responsible for Dry Gas Seal selection for centrifugal compressors and related Turbo Machinery.
You will also perform a variety of mechanical engineering design tasks related to Dry Gas Seal products, deal directly with customers and you will be responsible for retrofits, aftermarket gas seal selections and point solutions for bespoke applications as well
Duties & Responsibilities
Produce technical reviews and seal selections
Produce Concept sketches, General Arrangement drawings in CAD, both 2D and 3D
Participate in projects in the support of product evolution and point solutions
Conduct basic FEA within the constraints of the application, considering both individual components and assemblies, establishing accurate boundary conditions.
Support with customer queries and field incidents
Provide engineering support to internal customers with guidance from a supervisor or senior engineer
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.
You have an accredited Bachelor’s or Master`s degree in engineering or science and you have some post-graduate work experience as well
Hands-on work experience and technical affinity is preferred
You can use 2D&3D CAD effectively to produce conceptual sketches for proposal drawings
Use of CSTEDY (proprietary CFD/FEA package) and FEA (ANSYS) evaluation of stress and deformation, thermodynamic and fluid dynamics is ideal
You could be successful in this position if you are customer focused, you can solve problems easily, you have good organisational skills and good technical communication skills.
At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.
About John Crane
John Crane (www.johncrane.com) is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was greater than 1 Billion USD (£830m). John Crane is part of Smiths Group (www.smiths.com), a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.