Design Engineer

JTH Recruitment Ltd
£24000 - £30000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our engineering client are seeking a professional 3D Solidworks CAD Engineer ideally from a fabrication background, designing steel-work and machinery.

Duties and Responsibilities

Developing models and fabrication drawings. Sheet-metal formations and structural steelwork. Working to and delivering highly hygienic (food safe) design standards.

Delivering the wider project needs includes:
- Site survey of operating areas
- Steelwork design, load bearing calculations, fabrication drawings.
- Access walkways and staircase design and fabrication drawings.
- Documented risk assessments for the specific solutions and the interacting layout.
- Process layout refinement and design of interconnecting transfer chutes etc.
- Identify foot-loadings for interaction with construction companies.
- Identify utility connection points for the process layout.
- Receive “as installed” layouts from the installing engineer and update as necessary.

Candidate (minimum) Attributes
- 3D SolidWorks trained and competent – industrial fabrication drawings
- Previous experience in equipment & steelwork design and fabrication techniques
- Minimum 3 years industrial experience
- HNC / HND qualification in engineering
- Dynamic, enthusiastic and flexible approach
- Willing to travel (occasional need for UK and foreign site surveys)
- Commercial awareness applied to designing - value engineering approach
- Excellent people skills and clear communicator with the ability to form strong team bonds
- Computer literate with working knowledge of the following:-
- SolidWorks (Weldments, sheet-metal, part modelling, piping, stress analysis)
- AutoCAD