Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Apex Engineering Solutions Ltd
Location
Bridgwater
Posted
17 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

We are recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a specialist organisation who design, manufacture, commission and service bespoke machinery which is primarily used in the cleaning of engineering components within a manufacturing environment.

Established over 25 years ago the company provides automated solutions to clients in the Uk and overseas across a range of industries including Automotive, Aerospace and Nuclear applications.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of components, sub-assemblies and complete bespoke systems that meet customer specifications.

As the company manufacture automated machinery the Mechanical Design Engineer must have experience in this field and be able to deliver a full set of engineering drawings and bill of materials for all designs.

Role Responsibilities

* To provide a mechanical design service to the company creating detailed fabrication and manufacturing drawings

* Undertake mechanical design activities as required for new equipment and modify existing designs

* Prepare concept drawings to obtain quotations and basic costings

* Using SolidWorks, prepare a full set of drawings and BOMs for all designs

* Ensure all designs comply with best design codes of practice as well as meeting specifications, requirements, objectives and safety standards

* Liaise with other internal company departments as required

* Take the design lead on projects from the Design, Build, and testing of automated machines.

* Travel to site where the machines are built as required to assist with design related issues

* Support the project manager until completion of all related tasks.

* Integrate into the design team and share knowledge within the department and helping with the development of graduate design engineers.

* Produce technical documentation and operation manuals for machines

* Undertake ad hoc activities as directed by the Design Manager

Skills & Attributes

* Must have a Mechanical Engineering qualification HNC/HND (or a closely related discipline) or equivalent qualification

* Good eye for detail and solid knowledge of manufacturing processes to ensure accurate drawings

* Experience in the use of 3D CAD preferred (ideally SolidWorks).

* Knowledge of mechanical engineering, materials and fluids, automation desirable

* Ability to generate designs in a timely manner

* Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word programmes.

* Ability to generate designs in a timely manner

* Flexible and prepared to travel to subcontractors and customers as required in and outside the UK

Note: - Apex Engineering are acting as an Employment Agency

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