Design Engineer - Northampton

Melbreck Technical Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer – Northampton

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline

Type of Business:
Specialist Engineering - High speed rotating machines, torque measurement, test systems, development projects

Job Description:

Project manage commercial contracts from contract review to final commissioning, on time and to budget
Produce designs/ideas and work with others to create workable and cost-effective solutions
Identify technical challenges in projects and implement solutions
Produce technical calculations in support of designs either by hand or using software
Conduct and document design reviews
Produce project documentation e.g. specifications, test documentation and instructions to accurate and high standards
Able to produce 3D CAD conceptual designs (Ideally CREO was Co Create One Space Designer)
Creation of 2D CAD Drawings using software (Ideally CREO was ME10)
Drawing Checking and Verification
Administration of drawings both hard copy and electronic (Ideally CREO was Co Create Model Manager)
Creation and definition of parts and BOM’s on the system (Ideally SWAN experience or other MRP system)
Selection and specification of suitable equipment and suppliers and processes
Ensure that designs meet current legislation
Conduct meetings and design reviews in an organised and objective manner and document outcomes
Devise and construct test schedules
Conduct test schedules and document results. Present results clearly
Work with production throughout projects to effectively deal with corrective actions and reduce future recurrence
Provide timely after sales support to customers
Work in accordance with quality procedures and provide input to ensure procedures are up to date and workable
Identify cost savings
Training/presenting specialist knowledge to other employees/customers
Work safely and comply with all company safety rules
Learn and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the company’s products
Work on short and long-term development projects both in managing, documenting and performing the project activities

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