Mechanical Design Engineer

Russell James Recruitment
£35k - 45k per year + 10% bonus & benefits
30 Sep 2017
11 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer

The client

My client is one of the world's largest manufacturers of electric motors and drives. The company delivers class leading service solutions to their customers.

The role

Mechanical engineering design from concept to delivery for our range of force, torque, or power measuring products to amongst others the automotive sector.

This will include some electrical engineering integration for panel layouts and cubicle arrangements.

The package

+ Up to £45,000 basic

+ 10% bonus

+ Pension

+ Private healthcare

+ Paid overtime

The responsibilities

- Technical Contribution

Contributes to the design and build, planning and implementation of product. Supports and assists with the installation activities. Implements commissioning design changes and provides final as-built project documentation. Participates in internal project review meetings and provides inputs on design activities.

- Sales Support

Assists in creating proposals for engineering projects or programs (provision of bills of materials and estimated engineering hours, etc.

- Contract Management

Supports Contract Managers in issuing claims (new scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications etc.).

- Planning & Control

Provides designs in a timely manner to meet customer delivery requirements. Responds to resource issues as necessary.

- Risk and opportunity.

Ensures that designs meet the requirements agreed in the demand plan

- Supply Chain Management

Assists in the selection and vetting of internal & external manufacture to ensure availability of equipment, systems or services.

- Technology leadership and knowledge sharing

Keeps abreast of the latest developments and provides relevant information pertaining to projects in hand. Gives feedbacks to the organization to apply lessons learned process

- Processes & Tools

Uses standard processes to ensure all activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements. Applies and improves processes and tools in one’s technical area to ensure effective project delivery

The requirements

+ Potential candidates will have formal technical qualifications and extensive experience in electrical/mechanical design

+ AutoCad, Inventor or E3 design package experience


- To improve and standardise our current design

- To work with the Sales team for concepts

- Ensure customer specifications are met with minimal changes

- To balance build and Installation needs

- Working world wide

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