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Job Title Acoustic Design Engineer
Location Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Department Engineering Design
Salary TBA
Contact Cullum: careers@cullum.co.uk

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:

To design a wide range of bespoke products ensuring compliance with client specifications, legislative requirements, Quality, Health Safety & Environmental standards. To work independently or as part of a team to develop new or existing products that meet the mechanical technical requirements of form, fit and function.  To provide a professional acoustic engineering service to the business and so interface with customers and suppliers to ensure activities are completed to meet or improve program, cost and quality expectations.

JOB ACTIVITIES:

  • Preparation of acoustic calculations in support of detail design schemes.
  • Perform concept and detail design work applying acoustic, dynamic, mechanical, and thermo-fluid principles to generate optimum customer solutions.
  • Play a leading role in acoustic research and development activities.
  • Carry out and take responsibility for site survey activities.
  • Produce sketch drawings of design concepts in sufficient detail to enable production of detail design definition drawings.
  • Use IT packages effectively in the course of engineering activities (Excel, Word, Mathcad, CAD, etc.)
  • Interpret engineering drawings.
  • Generate concise and presentable sketches and reports for issue to a range of customers.
  • Maintain and use noise measurement equipment to assess the performance of the company’s products.
  • Interpret and implement engineering specifications and standards.
  • Self-development to meet new requirements.
  • Manage project timescales and achieve or improve deadlines.
  • Provide progress status reports to line management on a regular basis and work to achieve or improve company and customer objectives of program, cost and quality.
  • Provide an acoustic engineering resource for other departments.
  • Work in accordance with the company standard business processes.
  • Hazard identification and risk reduction.


EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
Essential

  • A Degree in acoustics, mechanical or other relevant science based discipline from an accredited institution.


KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Essential

  • A minimum of 5 years professional engineering experience.
  • Understanding of mechanical engineering principles.

Desirable

  • Experience of working to structural design codes.
  • Knowledge of acoustic and noise control principles.
  • Design of fabrication details.
  • Familiar with the requirements of the Construction Design and Management regulations.
  • Practical use of design techniques of hazard identification and risk reduction.
  • Familiar with the requirements of European directives such as the Machinery Directive and ATEX.



SKILLS:
Essential

  • Analytical and diagnostic
  • Resourceful and self-motivated
  • Organisational
  • Good Communicator
  • Numerate and logical
  • IT literate
  • Technical and commercial competence
  • Time management


OTHER:
Essential

  • Out of hours, overseas and offshore working may be necessary from time to time.

If your are interested please contact:
Cullum
careers@cullum.co.uk

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