Hydraulic Design Engineer

Fluid Power Recruitment
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client is a long established, leading independent Hydraulic company, with a reputation for bespoke system designs, they now require a suitably qualified candidate that will complement the existing design team, bringing knowledge and experience from proven track record in design of hydraulic/schematic systems.

Working from the design stage with client specifications and liaising with the sales and production team, for the assembly of ‘bespoke’ hydraulic power units and test rigs. The client operates across several industry sectors, e.g. Petrochemical, Energy, Machine Tool, Food Processing, Automotive.

The following skills / experience would be desirable:
- Designing from customer specifications using 2D & 3D tools.
- Understanding of assembly and part drawings.
- Understanding of hydraulic and electrical schematic drawings.
- Understanding of the fundamentals of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps and valves and their applications.
- Use of Engineering Principals such as Mechanical & Structural constraints, geometric tolerance and material selection
- Knowledge and implementation of Electrohydraulic & Electromechanical Systems.
- Project management.
- Excellent communication skills both externally and internally
- Must have a ‘can do attitude’ focusing on customer service
- Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to work as a team or as an individual
- Have a high standard of education
- Ability to visit customers as required.

Technical product training will be provided as an on-going requirement to ensure we develop the right candidate. Knowledge of hydraulic components, circuits, testing would be needed though we could offer further training for a less experienced candidate if required.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of design and systems within the mobile or industrial hydraulics industry, and live in the West Yorkshire area

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