Mechanical Design Engineer - Hydraulics

X4 Group
22 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a market leading engineering organisation who specialise in the design and manufacture of fluid power systems for an array of applications. The company currently lead the way in this particular technology and this is a key hire for the R&D team down on site, so they are looking for individuals with a passion for concept design and innovation.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally be a graduate of mechanical engineering with at least a few years commercial experience under their belt in an industrial setting. This role is not just a CAD Engineering position, instead, this individual will be involved in concept design, new product development, as well as fault finding.

Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities/Requirements:

The role of the Mechanical Design Engineer will involve:

  • To design mechanical systems including pumps, valves and hydraulics
  • Participate in New Product Development activities
  • Dealing with customer requirements
  • Engineering change orders
  • Full lifecycle design – concept, design, prototype, test and manufacture
  • Engage in fault finding activities in order to iron out any issues with production

Mechanical Design Engineer requirements:

  • Degree/HND Mechanical Engineering or related subject
  • 3+ years commercial design experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems and associated components (pumps/valves/cylinders)
  • Full lifecycle design
  • Experience with a common 3D CAD package (SolidWorks, Creo or Inventor)
  • Design of products for batch production (50 to 3000 units)
  • GD&T, ASME Y14.5 and Tolerance Stack Analysis

Salary for this position is up to £40,000 + benefits depending on experience.

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