Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Machining

Recruiter
Encore Personnel Ltd Perm Solution East
Location
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£38k - £50k pa
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (LEAD) - MACHINE MANUFACTURING

One of those great career development opportunities...

I am looking to recruit a senior level - Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to join a global and market leading machining manufacturer supplying into a wide variety of Industries.

Due to growth and development plans within the engineering / technical department initially this position would report into the Technical Manager & Director with the plan of ultimately developing a managerial role as Design Manager.

COMMUTABLE FROM:

Burton-Upon-Trent, Coalville, Derbyshire, Hucknall, Ilkeston, Leicester, Long Eaton, Loughborough, melton Mowbray, Nottingham, Sutton-in-Ashfield

BENEFITS:

  • £38 - £50k (Depending on Experience)
  • Contributory Pension
  • Auto Enrolment pension operates
  • There will be provision of a pool car if required
  • Internal progression - this position will ultimately become a managerial position for the right candidate

THE ROLE: As the successful Lead Mechanical Design Engineer your key duties will be to:

  • Oversee the existing design department - lead by example and impart experience and knowledge
  • Predominantly take an existing process/product and adapt - design from a blank canvass and also take on some bespoke project / design requirements
  • Lead and manage engineering change and design release
  • Provide a strong "Design for Manufacturing" input on existing products required to streamline manufacture
  • Travel within the UK and overseas should the need arise / as required for design meetings at customer premises

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Lead Mechanical Design Engineer will have:

  • Knowledge of contemporary manufacturing methodologies such as DfMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly) - essential
  • A proven record of producing production drawings and files for sub contract manufacture -highly desirable - essential for sheet metal fabrication (including laser, CNC Punch and folding operations plus assembly)
  • Excellent Solid Works, CAD skills - essential
  • Knowledge of air handling systems, conveyorised industrial ovens, furnaces or other thermal processing equipment - highly desirable
  • Strong communication skills and leadership qualities
  • The ability to provide design project evidence highlighting work specifically undertaken and including details of the end product

HOW TO APPLY:

To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us. ************* and ask for Caroline Alves ***********************

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500.


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