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B & W Group Ltd. - Mechanical Design Engineer - Headphones

Posted On: 2018-5-31
Location: Steying, West Sussex, UK

At Bowers & Wilkins, we are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer - Headphones. This role is a pivotal part of the global multi discipline project team, tasked with successfully delivering mechanical aspects of headphone product design. The mechanical design engineer is the main conduit between industrial design consultants and the ODM supplier and will also ensure acoustic, ergonomic and electronic requirements are satisfied within the mechanical design.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Liaise with Industrial Design consultants
• Responsible for the conceptual mechanical design of headphone products
• Responsible for the detail design of headphone acoustic elements including transducers
• Manage OEM / ODM mechanical detail design of headphone non-acoustic elements
• Ensure that OEM /ODM design documentation is available and all required specifications are met
• Provide data and support for all relevant product prototyping
• Support research activities
• Collaborate with multidisciplinary global project teams
• Attend overseas project builds

Skills & Qualifications:

Engineering based design degree / highly experienced in a closely related industry
High level 3d and 2d CAD experience, preferably Siemens NX
Broad technical design experience including the following disciplines: Injection moulding, Casting, Sheet metal, machined components, material finishes / coating, electronic packaging
Experience with consumer electronics
Experience of working with a global based supplier chain
Understanding of all current rapid prototyping techniques
Proven ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal English
Innovative and analytical problem solving skills
Time management
Microsoft Office

Headphone design experience
Basic mechanical FEA
Experience with wireless products
Knowledge of acoustic systems
Business systems: ECTR, SAP

At Bowers & Wilkins we offer competitive rates of pay, product discounts, 25 days holiday per year, group pension plan with 5% employer/employee contributions, life insurance and private healthcare.

How to Apply: To apply, please send an up to date c.v and covering letter to:

Please mention AES001152 when applying for this position.

About B & W Group Ltd.

Dale Road
BN11 2BH
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1903 221800
Fax: +44 1903 221801
Email: Send Email

B&W Group Ltd. was founded in 1966 and is based in Worthing, UK. They conduct research into acoustics and design, manufacture, and distribute loudspeaker systems for the domestic and professional markets. B&W Group companies also distribute Rotel, Classé, and i-Command brand products throughout Europe, North America, and China.

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