Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
MSS People
Location
Durham
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MSS People are working with a well known manufacturing company based in County Durham. They require Mechanical Design Engineers to join their team. Main Purpose of the Job: Support the development of strategic Product Roads working within a team creating innovative solutions for new product To drive new product designs from concept through to production within demanding timescales achieving performance and reliability targets Responsibilities: • Understand customer needs, translating those into innovative engineering solutions • Work closely within multi-disciplined teams to ensure customer requirements are achieved and projects are delivered on time, cost and quality • Develop test plans for new and existing product to ensure the product meets customer needs • Design reviews on new product designs • Developing design concepts which comply with legislative requirements • Undertake detailed analysis of components and products identifying cost reduction, product improvement and warranty reduction opportunities within the Business • Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives • Any other reasonable duties as requested Qualifications: • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering • Proven experience in the design and development of new products is preferable • Full UK driving licence Skills & Experience: • Lateral thinking with the ability to provide realistic and innovative design solutions • Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects • Experience in a 3D design package, ideally Inventor, and also using a 2D software package • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing • Development of test plans • Structured Problem Solving capabilities • Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; computer literate