Design Engineer - Manchester - Permanent

£34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
01 May 2013
29 May 2013
Mudiwa Mtungi
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Mechanical Design Engineer - Manchester - Permanent

Are you an innovative Mechanical Design Engineer? Do you want to work for one of the UK's fastest growing control & instrumentation valve manufacturers for the Oil & Gas industry?

Huxley Associates are working with a leading supplier of valve products for application both subsea and topside in their search for a Mechanical Design Engineer. Having increased their turnover by over 200% in five years, the company can offer excellent opportunities for Design Engineers with a strong mechanical understanding and a passion for engineering.

Ideally Degree educated, the successful applicant will have a good knowledge of materials application and machining processes. There are no fixed criteria regarding industry or product background although experience of designing complex and precision parts would be beneficial.

To give you some background, every Design Engineer we have placed with this company since 2006 has stayed with them because:

1) they encourage engineers to be innovative and support them in proving and implementing their ideas
2) the tedious parts of product design have been automated (e.g. product BOM's, control system schematics, valve dimensional drawings)
3) they support staff in obtaining Chartered Engineer status
4) they have revolutionised manufacturing in their field
5) they allow staff to share in the success which could lead to significant reward
6) they invest heavily in NPD, new machinery, and staying ahead of the game
7) they have bypassed the recession and are one of the fastest growing engineering companies in the UK

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

-Sound Mechanical Design experience and technical ability
-2D/3D CAD skills
-Good understanding of machining processes and materials application
-Attention to detail
-Ability to work effectively under pressure
-Strong communication skills
-Passion for Engineering, looking to build a career
-Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves or precision engineered products would give an advantage but not essential

The Design Engineer will also report directly to the Lead Engineer of the product team to which they are assigned.

-Company Shares Scheme
-Company pensions Scheme

For consideration and to discuss further, please send your up to date CV to Mudiwa Mtungi at Huxley Associates

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