Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Mechanisms/Drives)

Cubiq Recruitment
£35000 - £45000/annum
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Mechanisms/Drives)
£35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits
Permanent Position

Cubiq Recruitment are representing a business that design & manufacture high precision automated equipment

We are currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their engineering team to support new and on-going projects in the UK. You will demonstrate a high level of energy and enthusiasm with a passion for engineering design and problem solving.

There will be good opportunity for you to progress within the company, assuming more responsibility within the department and eventually progressing into a leading role on high profile projects. On occasions you will be expected to travel overseas in order to visit customers and suppliers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assist with the implementation of design and departmental working procedures within the mechanical design department.
* Design, detail and assist with the build & installation of a range of mechanical items to include:

* Precision machined components, assemblies and moving mechanisms.
* Machine structures to include welded metal frames and granite structures.
* Machine enclosures and covers involving sheet metal fabrications and injection moulded components
* Material handling devices such as automatic loaders and reel to reel equipment.

* Deliver as part of a small team the full life cycle of a project to include:

* Creation & maintenance of project design documentation to include product design specifications, bills of materials, input into project schedules, task lists & task planning etc…
* Carry out and document appropriate calculations required for correct design and component selection.
* Generate and present to colleagues and clients conceptual designs & ideas Conduct design reviews with colleagues, manufacturers and customers.
* Generate detailed 3D CAD models and 2D manufacturing & assembly drawings
* Liaise with purchasers, vendors & manufacturers throughout the design, procurement and manufacture cycle (involves overseas travel).
* Raise internal purchase requests for components using internal MRP systems.
* Hands on assembly, test and modification of designed equipment.
* Assistance with the installation of equipment at customer sites if required.

Essential Skills and Experience:

* Strong 3D modelling skills and the ability to produce detailed manufacturing drawings
* Minimum 5 years' experience designing precision mechanical components, assemblies and machinery using a range of different and appropriate materials and manufacturing techniques.
* Ability to produce accurate and correctly dimensioned/toleranced manufacturing drawings is essential.
* Proven experience designing mechanisms is a must
* Proven practical skills required for assembly of completed designs and use basic workshop equipment is essential.
* Hands on approach with strong sense of task ownership and responsibility.
* Able to work as part of a team working closely and cooperatively with other engineers, senior management and external contractors whilst able to also work independently without supervision.

If you're interested in the role available please apply via the link provided.

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