SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SIT)

Research Engineer, Mechanical

Location
Singapore
Posted
14 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2022
Ref
497882
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

We have an opening for a highly motivated engineer to work in two year fully funded project on mechanical design optimisation and testing. The engineer will work closely with the project team to design a lightweight clamp, perform weight optimisation of the clamp and evaluate the mechanical behaviour (through experimental testing) of the component.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design a new clamp based on existing prototypes
  • Perform structural optimisation based on finite element analysis and optimisation algorithms
  • Design and fabricate mechanical testing tools to test the clamp
  • Evaluate the performance of the clamp, both in the lab as well as in the field
  • Coordinate procurement of necessary equipment or tools and liaise with vendors/suppliers.
  • Compile and analyse data, write reports and present findings in project meetings.
  • Ensure proper operations and maintenance of equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with Work, Safety and Health Regulations.

Job Requirements:

  • A good degree in the area of Mechanical Engineering/Materials Science Engineering  from a recognised University. Possessing a Master’s degree will be advantageous.
  • An interest in, and relevant competencies in any or more of the following: finite element analysis, optimisation algorithms, mechanical characterisation of materials.
  • Strong analytical skills combined with a hands-on approach.
  • Comfortable with both simulation and experimental techniques
  • A high degree of initiative and able to work independently but closely with other members of a multi-disciplinary team which includes the industry and government agencies.

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