Design / RD Engineer Mechanical

Recruiter
MaxAd
Location
Petersfield
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design / R + D Engineer (Mechanical): An experienced R + D Engineer (Mechanical) ) is required for Alitex, a specialist designer and constructor of the most elegant bespoke greenhouses and conservatories for prestigious clients and national trust properties located on the Hampshire / Sussex border.

The Design / R+D engineer (Mechanical) will be primarily focused on the development of the Alitex product range to ensure it continues to remain the market leader in low volume, high quality bespoke products. This will involve presentation of concepts and costings for approval, along with the detailing of solutions for prototyping, testing and ultimately feeding into the design team for integration into the product range. A lesser, but equally important part of the role will be providing day-to-day expert mechanical engineering support and advice to the design team who produce bespoke glasshouse solutions for our customers.

The ideal candidate will be bringing in strong mechanical engineering experience combined with good commercial judgement, and have experience in design for manufacture to suit a wide range of processes and the ability to value engineer solutions. Although The Design / R + D Engineer (Mechanical) will have the support from the Structural Engineer for complex issues. The Design / R + D Engineer (Mechanical) will be expected to bring structural engineering knowledge to the product development role and design teams solutions.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

*Proven in mechanical design / product development role.
*Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent.
*Ability to undertake basic structural calculations and undertake FEA.
*Proficient in 3D CAD for design and detailing (Solidworks preferable).
*Fabricated part design (aluminium or steel frameworks and connections for example)
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*Glazing system design experience (Desirable)
*Construction industry experience (Desirable)

This is a great opportunity for a Design / R+D engineer (Mechanical) to join a growing, progressive business operating from a picturesque rural location in the heart of the South Downs just outside Petersfield. Due to the office location, your own transport is essential. Free parking available. Competitive salary is on offer. Apply now!