Mechanical Design Engineer

Forces Recruitment Services (FRS) Ltd
12 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

BS4580: Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary:£27,000 - £31,500 depending on experience

Location: Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

Position: Permanent

Due to continued success, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of advanced driving robots used for vehicle development is now looking for a creative, degree qualified Mechanical Design Engineer to expand its team. The Mechanical Design Engineer will have a passion for design, coupled with good analytical skills.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing new products and updating existing ones
  • Preparing concept designs
  • Identifying and liaising with appropriate suppliers
  • Liaising with internal and external sources to assess cost and manufacturing feasibility
  • Creating detail drawings & general arrangement drawings for manufacture
  • Preparing supporting documentation such as engineering calculations, test reports, risk assessments etc.
  • Getting involved in the assembly and testing of new designs

Qualifications / Experience:

  • A degree in a relevant subject (2.1 or above)
  • Excellent A levels (or equivalents) in maths & physics
  • Experience of CAD and stress analysis (including FEA)
  • A good understanding of dynamic systems is expected
  • Some experience in making and/or repairing mechanical and/or mechatronic systems will be perceived as advantageous.

Applicants interested in this position, will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.