Mechanical Design Engineer

Dsb Recruitment Consultancy Limited
Basic salary up to £37,000 + benefits
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a leading manufacturer of safety critical components are currently looking fir a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their award winning R&D / Engineering team. The successful candidate will play a key role in investigating new technologies and developing our next generation of products, while at the same time supporting and improving our existing products. Responsibilities - Generating innovative product concepts and solutions and seeing them through to production. - Investigate new technologies and innovations that could be applied in NPD. - Support and maintenance of current products manufactured in international locations. - Managing / coordinating engineering changes and maintain detailed design records. - Preparing and release of component specifications, Bill Of Materials and drawings - Liaise with suppliers, purchasing, quality and manufacturing - Participate in field evaluations ensuring best in class cost / quality versus competitors Key skills and attributes - Must have a relevant engineering qualification and suitable commercial mechanical design experience; - Experience in mechanical product design of mid / high volume electronic products - Specific experience in the design of several of the following; - Aluminium and plastic extrusions, - Design of plastic / metal enclosures for electronic products to meet demanding environmental requirements. - Cable assemblies, PCB design appreciation, component selection / testing / approvals - Proficient in 3D CAD systems - Be able to manage designs and projects from requirements through to manufacture - Be a pro-active and customer focused self-starter with a can do attitude - The ability and personality to liaise with customers and colleagues - Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Preferable skills - AutoCAD (2D), Autodesk Inventor (2D & 3D) - Knowledge of optical design would be advantageous e.g. Lens / Light-pipe design - Tool design experience - An understanding of wiring diagrams - Basic understanding or electronics components This role is based at their Head Office in Maidenhead, Berkshire. This is an exciting opportunity for a pro-active and highly motivated individual.
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