Mechanical Design Engineer

Manufacturing Futures
06 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client makes OEM equipment for a number of Blue Chip companies but is also involved in a number of diverse design and build projects for other, non-related UK and International customers. Their objective is to further develop this aspect of their business.
They are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the existing Design team to work on developing their OEM equipment portfolio and contract manufacturing designs. Working to tight deadlines and budgets you will be familiar with tools to ensure cost effective designs meet the specification. Design for manufacture experience is essential for this role with good understanding of fabrication, drives / motors, bearings; gears etc. Candidates with a good of understanding of complex mouldings for injection, blow and rotational moulding will be given consideration.The ideal candidate will have experience of the industry and able to show success on past projects and designs including an element of Product design, particularly surfacing work.

Mechanical Design Engineer - Role and Responsibilities - Mechanical Design / 3D / SolidWorks / Inventor / AutoCAD / Design

* Designing to the agreed specification, a product or products relative to the project.
* Consulting managers and customers about design requirements
* Working within budgets and time-scales
* Clarifying and solving design issues
* Investigating appropriate materials and production processes
* Producing sketches and sample designs
* Testing product designs using models, prototypes, specialist computer software
* Maintaining an awareness of current design trends and influences
* Working closely with all customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders such as sales, marketing and manufacturing
* Presenting designs, samples and final work to customers for evaluation
* Producing engineering drawings for manufacture and discussions with suppliers.
* Create and modify Bills of Materials

Mechanical Design Engineer - Skills and Abilities - Mechanical Design / 3D / SolidWorks / Inventor / AutoCAD / Design

* HNC / HND Mechanical Engineering
* Proven track record of producing high quality 3D CAD designs
* Experience of Solidworks, AutoCAD, or similar
* Proficient in Microsoft Office

Mechanical Design, 3D, SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCAD, Design

The position requires a highly motivated, forward thinking individual with good commercial business sense and eye for detail, ability to work to deadlines and manage several projects simultaneously, thinking through the best design options to achieve the optimum overall costs within the budgetary constraints and project projections. A challenging and rewarding opportunity not to be missed, please apply now for consideration!
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