Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Consilium Recruit
Location
Nottingham
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to continued expansion a well-respected manufacturer of industrial special purpose machinery & Automation equipment is currently recruiting a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. The lead engineer must have previous experience designing special purpose machinery and worked in a senior / lead position.

Commutable from: Derby, Nottingham, Long Eaton, Newark on Trent, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, Bingham, Ilkeston, Melbourne, Castle Donnington.
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 p.a. + pension + additional benefits
Suitable for: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Senior Design Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Principle Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Design Manager, Design Engineer.
The Role
Reporting to the Head of Design, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for leading the design and development automation and materials handling projects.
Responsibilities include:
Taking the lead on new design projects Design & development of new products Demonstrating knowledge in the design of pneumatic systems and a basic understanding of hydraulic systemsProducing designs that meet costs targets, schedules and project requirementsUsing mechanical fault finding and route cause analysis skills to verify designsUsing 3D CAD software (Solidworks preferred) to produce layout drawingsLead design for manufacture (DFMA) sessions Mentor team membersCreating technical documentation, reports and manufacturing documentation

The Candidate
Degree qualified / equivalent level qualification, ideally within EngineeringExpertise in designing pneumatic and hydraulic systemsSignificant experience with electro-mechanical systems in an industrial environmentGood understanding of electrical controls, reliability and maintenance requirementsStrong knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and OutlookPossesses excellent leadership & communication skills

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