Mechanical Design Engineer - Innovative Packaging Machinery

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
Birmingham
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An ambitious Design Engineer from an automated machinery background required by a UK manufacturer of thermoforming / packaging machinery to work in research and development (R&D) to refine and evolve a revolutionary product as we launch it into the global market.

SALARY: up to £50,000 + Company Pension + 20 Days Holiday (rising with service)

Area – Office based in Derby

COMPANY:

Established for 40 years, we have built an excellent reputation for the design and manufacture of leading edge, innovative packaging and device manufacturing equipment for a global audience.

ROLE: Mechanical Design Engineer

Further to significant investment in resource, personnel and manufacturing capabilities, we are at the brink of launching a revolutionary packaging machine to the global market. To help refine and bespoke these machines to specific client needs, we are expanding our research and development (R&D) internal mechanical design team.

Working at our new custom built premises in Derby, you will be part of a dedicated design team tasked with:

1) Refining and evolving the design of the core product – fine tuning, adding and augmenting features / broadening the range of applications.
2) Reacting to customer requirements and problem solving on various design challenges related to bespoke tooling / customisation.

You will support these projects from concept through to commissioning including the production of user requirement specifications. In addition, throughout these projects, you will create 3D CAD drawings in Solidworks specific to each client’s requirements. Beyond this core product range, you will also work on the design and build of a wider variety of packaging machinery, automation equipment and injection moulding tools.

PERSON REQUIREMENTS – Mechanical Design Engineer

To be considered for this role, you MUST:
* Have a track record of designing automated machinery – ideally from a Packaging or Process Machinery (PPMA) / Food or Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
* Be degree educated (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering / mechatronic engineering / electromechanical engineering or a related discipline.
* Have some exposure and understanding of PLC’s / Control Systems.
* Be competent using 3D CAD packages (e.g. Solidworks / AutoCAD.)

Ideally you will also have an understanding of Pneumatics and / or Thermoforming equipment.

FUTURE PROSPECTS:

* Prospects are genuine. This is a successful and growing company undergoing significant investment – particularly related to the launch and development of this new, revolutionary product. As the company develops, opportunities will arise for you to expand your scope and develop new specialisations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As a point of reference, it is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:

Mechanical Design Engineer, Electromechanical Design Engineer, Thermoforming, Packaging Machinery, PPMA, Automation Equipment, Materials Handling, Process Equipment, Food, Pharmaceutical, Medical, Research and Development, R&D.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Mechanical Design Engineer, Electromechanical Design Engineer, Thermoforming, Packaging Machinery, PPMA, Automation Equipment, Materials Handling, Process Equipment, Food, Pharmaceutical, Medical, Research & Development R&D, Mechanical Design Engineer, Innovative Packaging Machinery

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Mechanical Design Engineer - Innovative Packaging Machinery, reference SP1703-55 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.