Mechanical Design Engineer

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
Up to £39k
03 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Leading specialist material handling company are looking to recruit a permanent Design Engineer to work in the North West.

Your role as Design Engineer in the North West will see you have hands-on involvement in all aspects of the design process from the agreed job specification requirements through the design stages to the point of issuing design drawings, bill of materials and detailed drawings where required.

Once the project reaches the production stage you will support the manufacturing departments to ensure a smooth and effective completion of the build. For new product design and ongoing product improvement you will be contributing towards the design activities as part of cross functional design teams in order to continually upgrade and improve the range of standard product designs.

This role is ideally suited to an organised, proactive and self-motivated individual with a systematic approach to design and documentation.

Candidates with a manufacturing / assembly background who have made the move into the design function will be of particular interest for this vacancy.

Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities include:

Project assessment and review of customer requirements including technical support for sales.

Project design to ensure customer requirements are converted into effective design solutions.

Creation of bill of material records including standard and non-standard parts.

Supporting manufacturing activities throughout the build and completion process.

Provide input to and contribute to standard product design improvements.

The role will require day-to-day liaison with internal and external contacts including sales, planning, procurement, manufacturing, and from time to time, directly with suppliers.

Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

Mechanical or Production Engineering Background to minimum HNC level.

Broad design and draughting experience, mechanical engineering including 3D SolidWorks.

Knowledge of, and interest in, lean manufacturing and value engineering.

Experience of and ability to work to tight project deadlines.

Comfortable with full range of PC office software applications.

Time served manufacturing experience desirable.

You will have good communication skills and the ability to liaise on technical issues with both internal and external contacts.

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