Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Vantage Consulting
Location
Bedford
Posted
05 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

This is a fantastic opportunity at a company based in Bedfordshire, who are specialists in the design and manufacture of machinery.

They are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer with at least 5 years’ experience in the design of special purpose machinery.

With a hands-on role throughout the design life cycle, you will be working within a multi-disciplinary team.

You will be designing and developing both our standard range of machinery, and the many bespoke applications we supply.

You will be responsible for:

* Producing conceptual designs from functional specifications
* Designing machinery assemblies and sub-assemblies using SolidWorks, updating BOM’s and issuing drawings to suppliers
* Performing design calculations where required
* Liaising with suppliers in the specification of components
* Writing technical documentation and user manuals
* Working with our sales team and liaising with external customers

Skills & Experience:

* Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline
* Working knowledge of 3D CAD packages (Ideally SolidWorks)
* Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
* Knowledge of machinery standards, CE marking and pneumatics would be an advantage

Package:

* Salary D.O.E.
* 25 days holiday + bank holidays
* Non-contributory company pension of 7.5% of salary
* Location - Bedfordshire. Due to the nature of the role travel throughout the UK and EU/worldwide will be required.

This is a great role for someone to join an expanding business due to an increase in project volume.

For more information, or to be considered for the position, please contact Holly Beeston at Vantage Consulting on (Apply online only)

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