Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Graduate Planet
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£20000 - £45000/annum £20k - £45k depending on experie
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
08 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of environmental enclosures across a diverse product range and they are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineers to come and join their Design and Development Team based in Birmingham. This company supply products to 54 countries worldwide, they have achieved the Queens Award for International Trade and have also won the National Exporter of the year award which reflects their outstanding ability to design, manufacture and supply in their industry.

Responsibilities
- New product development and enhancement of our standard products
- Creating the process documentation to enable production to manufacture your new or modified designs
- Reviewing current product design and manufacturing methods to improve the current products
- Be able to create designs that at their core are designed to be suitable for manufacture
- Responsible for creating the BOM of the new or enhanced designs
- The interface between Design and manufacture, ensuring any production issues are resolved to deliver the product the customers require in the most efficient way.
- The updating and customisation of a design to meet a specific customer need.
- Technical sales support for the sales team, and responding for viability and costings to specific requests from customers.

Qualifications
• A 1st 2.1 or 2.2 degree in Engineering
• Sheet metal fabrication experience
• Desire to create excellent products
• Passion for creating products for UK manufacturing to manufacture and distribute world-wide.
• Problem solving skills
• Knowledge of design using a CAD system (We currently use Solidworks with some ProE)
• Good team player, with the ability to work effectively within a multi-cultural and diverse team
• Flexible, with the ability to work across teams.
• Self-motivated with positive attitude
• PC skills
• Understand Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety issues.

Desirable skills
• Experience in designing sheet-metal enclosures.
• Experienced in the design and manufacture of fabricated products
• Knowledge of how to seal and protect against water ingress for our outdoor products
• Working knowledge of SolidWorks CAD
• Experience of sealing products to IP66
• Knowledge of small batch Production / short run Assembly manufacture
• Understanding of basic electrical components.

The role offers a very competitive salary of £20k - £45k per annum depending on your experience. 31 days’ holiday, contributory company pension scheme as well as a varied and interesting role with the opportunity to progress

If you would like to apply for this role please send an up to date CV to Kate Evans quoting the reference number PG101