Mechanical Design Engineer

Frontline Recruitment Group
Weymouth, Dorset
£45000/annum Free parking, life, 25 days hols
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A manufacturing organisation based in Weymouth are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer.

Reporting to the Mechanical Design Team Leader, to work as part of the Product Design Team in the design and development of products.
Creating innovative product design concepts and ideas, converting these into robust 3D CAD models mainly for plastic injection mouldings but also for smaller metal fabrications and mechanisms.
Produce design requirements and test specifications.
Produce manufacturing data, drawings and Bills of Material to support the product development.

Skills and Experiences

Degree qualified, HNC/HND or equivalent through experience in Mechanical Engineering essential.
Electro-mechanical product design experience essential.
Understanding of specifying gear trains / drive mechanisms an advantage.
Practical experience of designing for precision/technical plastic injection mould tooling & sheet metal construction.
Design for Manufacture and Assembly (Poka Yoke etc.)
6 Sigma techniques to reduce variation desirable.
Tolerance stack analysis.
Knowledge of materials selection for product safety & reliability.
Experience of rapid prototype techniques including 3D printing SLA/SLS and faster turnaround tooling is desirable.
Experience with Pro E/Creo desirable.
A good appreciation for UI/UX, human interfaces and product aesthetics desirable.
Medium volume commercial product design in a cost conscious, high quality, lean environment.
Able to work off own initiative or as part of a project team.
Self-motivated with a hands on approach

In return our client will offer flexible benefits.
25 days holiday + Bank holidays with an option to buy or sell additional holiday.
5% pension
Childcare Vouchers
4 x Life Assurance
and others.
Free Parking