Innovation Engineer (Hydro-Mechanical)

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


GBR - Leicester
Last application date 2022-08-19 Location: GBR - Leicester

About Us:

Trelleborg Antivibration Solutions (AVS) develops and manufactures vibration components and system solutions. These are used in the rail vehicle industry, wind energy, agricultural and construction machinery as well as various selected industrial applications. Here, they provide an optimal performance and durability. Innovative products and a comprehensive understanding of vibration-related relationships make Trelleborg AVS a development partner for well-known industrial customers all over the world.

We are seeking a passionate Innovation Engineer to join our Innovations Team at our Leicester, UK plant. In return we offer great benefits and reward package as well as opportunities to grow your career!

Summary of the Role:

Your role within the innovation team will be focused on the creation of innovative solutions, focusing on hydro-mechanical systems in close collaboration with other parts of the business. You will elevate our products and solutions to the next level, precisely meeting our customers’ sophisticated demands.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Scouting and exploring new technologies
  • Application of creativity techniques to fulfil future requirements of the AVS markets
  • Develop and implement new software solutions for designing, simulating and calculating performance
  • Conception and support of component tests
  • Feasibility studies, analyses of potential and strategy development
  • Strengthening cost-conscious and quality-oriented product development
  • Technical project management of internal development projects from the idea to the proof of concept
  • Internal training of new software and tools
  • Creation and delivery of customer and sales training courses
  • Technical advice to support the business, support of sales in the acquisition of new projects, preservation and strengthening of customer satisfaction
  • Create and present conference and meeting contributions (internal and external)

Education and Experience:

  • Successful completion of university studies (Master/Diploma) in the field of mechanical engineering, physics or similar courses of study or comparable skills and knowledge
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in the field of mechanical engineering, vibration control technology or comparable areas or special knowledge from studies
  • Fluid dynamics experience (hydraulics and pneumatics)
  • Knowledge of simulation techniques and corresponding software
  • Ideally experience in the design of elastomer components and verification with regard to strength and service life
  • Strong experience of managing projects
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office and special software (Matlab, Simulink, FEM)
  • CAD experience (preferably Solidworks / Autodesk Inventor)
  • Experience in modelling multi-body dynamic systems, non-linear materials and a good understanding of acoustics are a plus
  • Fluent in spoken and written English 


The position calls for an individual who is results and solutions driven and will go above and beyond to build a great customer experience. We are also looking for a someone who is a strong team player and will contribute towards our way of doing business; but will come up with innovative solutions and understands the meaningful role they play in the overall success of the company.

Application Process:

Trelleborg is an equal opportunity employer! We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform significant job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Trelleborg provides an encouraging environment which offers growth within the company while investing in employee training/education. Our facility is a close and friendly community which allows you to brainstorm your ideas with other colleagues.

Come and join Trelleborg and be part of our journey that enables our customers to engineer a better world.


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