Senior Design Engineer

Luton Bennett Limited
10 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Design Engineer


£40000 to 60000 Basic Salary + 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays + Company Pension + Monday to Thursday 8am – 4.30pm, Friday 8am – 1.30pm

This is an exciting opportunity to join a special purpose machinery producer who are at the forefront of their sector, they are providing machinery for a number of high capital, high profile engineering projects across the globe.

This role itself is a highly important role to the business, where you will have full autonomy for the design of special purpose machinery from the machine enclosure down to precision component level on a project by project basis. You will be using SolidWorks 3D and AutoCAD 2D, and be responsible for producing technical drawings and bill of materials (BOMs).

The position is predominantly mechanical design, and involves re-modification of existing products, and concept design of new machinery and new parts for existing machinery. You will be writing functionality and technical specifications, as well as all supporting technical documentation, in compliance with current health and safety and legal legislation.

The successful candidate will be a mechanical design engineer, with a good electrical understanding; namely motors, invertors, and sensors. To apply for this position you must be qualified to HNC/HND level in a mechanical engineering discipline, and have experience designing machinery – this could be bespoke, special purpose or general manufacturing machinery; industries that transfer well are machine tooling, milling, high speed rotating machinery. Candidates should be proficient in ANY 3D design package, and have experience of taking on full responsibility for cradle to grave design.

The company are at the forefront of their sector, they produce special purpose machinery for a variety of industries; their core market consists of Oil and Gas, large scale engineering R&D projects, and manufacturing.

The Role

* Concept and re-modification based 2D and 3D design using AutoCAD and SolidWorks
* Full-scale autonomous design of special purpose machinery
* Producing full BOMs, specifying and sourcing bought-in components
* Writing functionality and technical specifications, and all supporting technical documentation

The Candidate:

* Experienced mechanical design engineer with a sound electrical understanding
* Qualified to HNC/HND level in a mechanical engineering discipline
* Experience designing machinery from enclosure to component level
* Proficient in ANY 3D design package, candidates
* Experience producing BOMs, functionality and technical specifications, and technical drawings

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