Design Engineer

luton bennett limited
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer (Mechanisms/Structures/ Mechanical)

Knutsford, Cheshire

Monday to Friday (39 hours)

£36,000 per annum + Company Pension + Death in Service + 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Design Engineer required for a successful family run manufacturer. This is a great opportunity to work on a wide product range where you will receive comprehensive in house product training and work in a successful, established team.

The successful candidate will be mechanically biased and hold an engineering or design related degree and be confident in using 3D CAD packages. The company use CREO but applicants with experience on other packages are also encouraged to apply. Candidates can have experience working in any industrial background but will need experience of designing mechanisms and working with metal materials.

Your role will be to design a variety of platform lifts for use in domestic properties and public access. In this position you will work on modifying existing products and designing new products for the company’s portfolio. You will design a variety of mechanisms, structures and moving parts and work with a variety of metal materials. You will help to progress designs through to production and liaise with suppliers to help create BOMs.

The company employ circa 120 employees and you will join a team of 4 Design Engineers. They design, manufacture, build and install all their equipment so you will be exposed to the full life cycle of their products.

The Role:

* Designing a variety of new products, mechanisms and modifications to their portfolio.
* Using PTC CREO 3D CAD package.
* Creating BOMs and liaising with suppliers.
* Performing calculations to verify designs.
* Working alongside the shop floor to bring products to manufacture.

The Mechanical Design Engineer:

* Degree qualified in Design or Engineering related subject.
* Experienced mechanical design engineer with 3D CAD experience.
* Previous experience working in any Industrial/ Manufacturing background

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