Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machines

Recruiter
Ceema Technology Ltd
Location
Bedford
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum, dependent upon experience

Main Purpose:
To carry out the duties associated with issuing mechanical, pneumatic/hydraulic parts for build, including producing designs, drawings and parts lists to meet customer specifications.

Key Accountabilities
-Create 'value engineered' design solutions against agreed technical specifications for all projects
-Undertake mechanical design calculations where required i.e. bending moments, stress etc.
-Identify potential product improvements and support implementation
-Liaise with relevant person(s) to ensure that customer requirements are understood and interpreted correctly
-Support other departments notably Purchasing, Production and Project Management
-Production of full assembly models, detail drawings and BOM's (Bills of Material) to the agreed ISO and quality standards
-Management of own workload to ensure target design deliveries are met
-Perform customer site visits when required for design reviews and factory audits
-Identification of any improvement to working practices within the Mechanical Design team.

Essential Qualifications / Experience
-Engineering qualification (HNC/HND) or equivalent experience
-Strong 3D CAD experience
-Ability to understand customer and technical requirements and establish the impact on the entire design (not just mechanical aspects)
-Experience in a machine design role within medium duty engineering
-IT literate with experience of MS Outlook, Word and Excel

Desirable
-Proficient user of SolidWorks
-Time served apprenticeship
-Knowledge of fabrication, machining and assembly

Personal Attributes
-Ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude to maintain relationships with people
-Highly motivated
-Excellent organisational and planning skills to meet agreed project timescales
-Strong verbal and communication skills
-Strong analytical skills
-Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure