3D Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Talentworx Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a leading controls & power systems engineering company based in Bedfordshire. They employ several hundred people including an array of engineers such as Electrical Design Engineers, Electrical MV Applications Engineers, PLC Engineers, ePlan design engineers, PLC programmers, Project Managers and Bid engineers. They operate across industries such as Water, Steel, Automotive and Logistics. Currently they are seeking to hire a 3D Design Engineer to join the Power MV team.

The 3D (Mechanical) Design Engineer role focusses on the mechanical design of electrical control gear and MV switchgear systems including all models and assemblies as well as working with purchasing to ensure raw materials are sourced within time and budget. Also using Finite Element Analysis of structures and to produce designs for test. You will work closely with Applications Design Engineers and offer guidance and opinion regarding, as well as working closely with the R&D Manager on new designs. You will need to stay up to date on materials, methods and standards used in the electrical design industry. For a wider job spec please contact us.

We require mechanical design engineers (or possibly mechanical draughtsman) with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience producing similar industrial products possibly including enclosures. You should have demonstrable electro-mechanical experience and have used 3D tools extensively. Any knowledge of switchgear design, electro-mechanical cabinets or LV/MV switchgear would be advantageous. The client utilises Inventor but AutoCAD and in fact other leading 3D Cad systems would also suit as training can be provided. In terms of competencies and personality we are looking for: analytical & creative, collaborative, commercially minded, proactive and with a positive “can do” approach. Either a degree with 3-4 years+ experience or an apprenticeship with even further experience would match well to this role.

The office is commutable from Luton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Hitchin, Northampton and Hemel Hempstead

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