Mechanical Engineer

Atlas Copco
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
03 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for your next challenge where you can apply your Mechanical Engineering degree?

Here at Atlas Copco we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team based in Deeside. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis, and in return will receive a competitive salary plus benefits including:

- Great Company pension

- Health Cash plan

- Private medical care

- Free parking

- Cycle to work scheme

- Fitness Classes

- Great working environment

- Generous study programme

Atlas Copco Henrob Limited is a manufacturing company based in Deeside North Wales. We are a pioneer and market leader in self-pierce riveting, a mechanical fastening process suitable for joining aluminium and also mixed materials that cannot be reliably welded. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of SPR technology to new levels. We are part of the Atlas Copco Group which celebrates 100 years in business in 2019 and is renowned for its commitment to sustainable productivity.

As our Mechanical Engineer you will support the development of new products and the enhancement of existing technologies through engineering, analysis and research and development projects.

Working hours:

Monday-Thursday: 08:00-16:30

Friday: 08:00-13:30

Responsibilities of our Mechanical Engineer will include:

- Providing designed components for operation in high load, high duty cycle environments for long life applications

- Designing test plans and schedules to validate concepts

- Managing projects and carrying out required analysis and verification testing to feed into the product design process

- Leading problem solving and other activities for rapidly resolving quality or performance issues

- Participating in engineering change and concession reviews

- Undertaking reviews ensuring compliance with specification requirements

- Carrying out risk assessment activities for company products

- Supporting internal and external customers with engineering and product data

- Working collaboratively with other company departments to ensure repeatable, reliable manufacture of company products

Skills and experience required by our Mechanical Engineer:

- A good degree (2:1 or 1st) in mechanical engineering or a closely relate discipline

- Minimum of five years’ experience in a commercial R&D-type engineering environment

- Demonstrable experience in h-element FEA code for static structural stress analysis

- 3D CAD modelling, preferably with Solid Edge software.

- A thorough understanding of engineering drawings in terms of reading, understanding and specifying requirements

- An appreciation of part manufacturing and machine assembly methods

- The ability to present results in a clear, unambiguous

- A conceptual understanding of general industrial control techniques and approaches.

- Experience in providing data collection and analysis solutions for research and development projects

- Experience using MRP and other business systems, ideally Syspro.

- An ability to make decisions, use initiative and carry out appropriate actions in line with the company policy

- Experience working in a fast moving environment

- An interest in career development and training within the workplace

- Ability to represent the company externally in a highly professional and credible manner

So, if you think you have what it takes to become our Mechanical Engineer then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you

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