Mechanical Design Engineer

Apex Engineering Solutions Ltd
17 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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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