Design Engineer

Reed Engineering
£36k - £37k pa
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reed Engineering and Manufacturing are working with a leading company in the Wakefield area

Job Title: Design Engineer
Location: Wakefield

With strong demand for bespoke electro-hydraulic drive and control solutions, bringing precision movement to applications as diverse as ships, steel mills, presses and bridge structures, increasing numbers of customers are relying on us to be their technical partners.

Working within an integrated engineering team you will produce general assembly models and drawings from our engineer's concept layout brief and develop detailed manufacturing drawings for fabrications and hydraulic manifolds.

With a busy order schedule, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to work both independently , and with a focus on the detail, share and exchange your ideas with the wider team to deliver expedient results.

Join us at our Wakefield facility and enjoy a varied role with good career prospects.

You will need to be qualified to at least ONC level, or equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering.

Successful applicants must be conversant with AutoCAD including experience in 3D modelling, with experience in at least one of the following: -

Pipework, Fittings, Fabrications.
Design of Hydraulic Power Units and Assemblies.
Interpretation of Standards and the resulting assessment of the structural integrity of power unit frames considering lifting and loading points using calculations or simulation - output from 3D CAD software.

The ideal candidate shall be able to demonstrate experience in the following: -
Fluid power pipework systems - constructional details.
Fabrication techniques / methods of manufacture - constructional details.
Fabrication rules associated with DNV (or similar approval) - appraisal typically to DNV2.7.1 / DNV2.7.3.
Selection of Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel material grades, sections and appropriate finishes; optimised to match the specific application and environmental conditions advised by our engineering team.

In addition to the basic salary an extra payment, approximately 2.5% of the annual salary is paid in any month of the employees choice.

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