Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Gap Technical
Location
Chorley
Salary
£32000 - £40000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer

£32,000 - £40,000

Chorley

gap technical are proud to be representing this manufacturing business in their search for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work at their facility based near Chorley.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a forward thinking business that has a history of developing their employees. You will be working within a challenging and rewarding environment with an experienced team who have a wealth of knowledge to learn from.

Performance Objectives

* Design, development and specification of new and existing pressure related products where typical design requirements include: -

* Pressure bearing components (≤60,000 psi)
* Load bearing components
* High pressure seal arrangements
* Integration with proprietary components
* Hydraulic & Pneumatic actuation
* Lifting & Handling points
* Fabrications
* Tooling & Fixtures

* Ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards
* Select suitable materials, surface finishes, coatings and treatments for the products intended use
* Carry out regular design reviews with the team and/or customer
* Analyse designs using suitable tools and liaise with third party design verification company
* Carry out value added value engineering (VAVE) to engineer cost out of the products
* Output accurate models, drawings, BOM's and other technical documents to customers, both internal and external
* Check & sign off drawings in line with relevant drawing standards
* Carry out engineering changes using revision control procedures
* Carry out administration of document management system
* Manage design based non-conformances

Person Specification

* Must hold a relevant mechanical engineering qualification
* 2D & 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
* Knowledge of relevant industry standards would be desirable: - PD5500, ASME VIII Div 2 & 3, EN13445
* FE Analysis (Ansys preferred)
* Ability to carry out hand calculations (force, torque, bending moments, hoop stress, shear stress, weld strength etc.)
* Risk Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) & Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
* Administration & usage of Document Management Systems (EPDM)
* Knowledge of high spec. materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics
* Project Management
* Strong IT skills

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Please send your CV and call David at gap technical on (Apply online only)

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This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 07/08/2017