Mechanical Development Engineer

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Mechanical Development Engineer to support the Engineering function of a Company based in South Cambridgeshire.

Responsibilities

* Development of product sub systems. Including input to design, supporting prototype manufacture and assembly, and developing test schedules in support of product qualification.
* Support in producing build and test documentation for transfer of developed product to manufacturing.
* Provide input to the design of required fixtures and tooling to facilitate a multi phased build, weld and test schedule.
* Manage assigned projects including liaising with design engineers and sub contract suppliers.
* Support product manufacturing and testing as required.
* Be willing to take on emerging tasks as required.

Requirements

* Degree qualified in Mechanical engineering (or strongly related discipline) with the ability to demonstrate relevant experience.
* A good understanding of drawing practices and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is essential.
* Understand a range of engineering functions and procedures, with a practical and logical approach to problem-solving.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills.
* Ability to manage and prioritise assigned work load.
* Experience of using a 3D CAD system is essential (SolidWorks would be an advantage).
* FEA and or CFD trained would be advantageous but is not essential.
* An awareness of health and safety requirements.

Occasional travel within the UK and worldwide is required for this role