Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Just Recruitment
Little Walden
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Just Recruitment Group is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Saffron Walden, this is prestigious engineering firm with a rapidly expanding team who can offer the right candidate stability and longevity in their career.

The role will include the following duties;

* Leads the engineering and design of mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by conducting research; applying principles of mechanics, electricity, heat transfer, and materials.
* Leads the development of mechanical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements and conducting appropriate product development, research and testing.
* Leads system assurance and product quality by designing test methods and practices, testing prototype components; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.
* Prepares technical reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and data.
* Generates technical documentation in the support of products and equipment.
* Supports the maintenance of product and company reputation by complying with appropriate standards and government regulations and legislation.
* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
* Oversees all design output and ensures adherence to standards, directives and legislation, ensures product safety and reliability.

Skill sets required;

* Educated to degree standard (or further, Masters, PHD etc.) in Engineering subject.
* Understanding of technical requirements capture / compliance matrix, clause by clauses.
* Solid engineering knowledge and background, should have held a position of Senior Engineer or Chief Engineer, design skills desirable (electromechanical preferred) & 3D CAD capable (Catia V5 preferred but not essential)
* Ability to both generate and present, technical presentations & documents
* Working understanding of design review / New Product Introduction process.
* Practical FMEA / FMECA / Risk Engineering experience.
* Basic understanding of reliability and safety analysis.
* Ability to perform structural calculations (hand calculations).
* Working knowledge of LV directive, IEE regs, appreciation of standards and legislation.
* Technical zeal, engineering diligence.

In return our client offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package, for more information contact Tom today.

With over 30 years experience delivering a quality temporary, permanent and contract recruitment service for Office, HR, Industrial, Technical, Engineering, Law and Finance, the Just Recruitment Group works successfully with an extensive list of local businesses, providing an honest, ethical and professional service to both candidates and clients. With branches in Braintree, Ipswich, Haverhill, Sudbury, and Witham we are positioned to offer services with Essex, Suffolk, Cambridge, Norfolk and the Home Counties.