Mechanical Design Engineer (Lighting)

Navis Consulting
10 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer Leicestershire Permanent - £24,000 £40,000

Our client a leading developer of lighting solutions to the marine industry is currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their strong team of professionals. The Mechanical Design Engineer will be required to support the R&D department in meeting the company design deliverable standards. You will be responsible for taking the conceptual mechanical design, to produce, and deliver the mechanical design package to the projects team. You will also be responsible for ensuring all mechanical designs are compliant with legislative and class requirements.
The Mechanical Design Engineer will also support the shop floor to either improve manufacturing processes or introduce new ones and need a "hands on approach".
Knowledge in production engineering would also be a bonus to fulfil these requirements.

You will be required to assist the Super Yacht Team with:
Super Yacht proposals
Customer technical assistance
Commissioning (travel required)
On-site fault finding (travel required)

The Mechanical Design Engineer's duties will include:
Assessing projects requirements
Agreeing budgets, timescales and specifications with clients and managers
Producing and implementing designs and test procedures
Testing, evaluating, modifying and re-testing products
Writing reports and documentation
Analysing and interpreting data
Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers.
Managing projects using engineering principles and techniques
Planning and designing new production processes
Recommending modifications following prototype test results
Using research, analytical, conceptual and planning skills, particularly mathematical modelling and computer aided design
Considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraint

Key Skills:
Experience in Mechanical Design, R&D, Production engineering
Experience in Lighting Design is a bonus
General electrical / electronic knowledge is a bonus
Strong Mechanical Engineering background
Understanding and use of tolerances such as geometric tolerances, shaft & bore, surface roughness
Strong 3D and 2D CAD knowledge (preferably Solidworks)
Professional attitude, and confident to communicate directly with customers

The Mechanical Design engineer opportunity represents an exciting challenge to join a leading provider of lighting solutions to the marine industry and develop your career within a specialist area of Lighting design solutions.
To be considered for the Mechanical Design Engineer opportunity, please apply, or for more information e-mail ************************* or call Lisa Williams on ******************

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