Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Switchgear
My client is a forward thinking electrical & software engineering company supplying manufacturing, industrial, water & power companies with MV/HV systems for decades. They employ a number of skillsets both at the Head Office in Bedfordshire and also working from home. This includes Electrical Design Engineers, MV Electrical Test Engineers, Mechanical Design Engineers, Draughtsmen, Sales Engineers and Proposals Engineers.
Following the upcoming retirement of a key member of staff we are seeking a hands-on Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to design the latest bespoke Medium Voltage Electrical Switchgear. Each client presents a different technical challenge related to application use, price and delivery and requires a keen attention to detail and the ability to work in a team of mixed disciplines to deliver projects successfully. Responsibilities include: be the technical lead for mechanical design; mentor the mechanical design team including allocating jobs and ensuring project milestones are met; produce designs that are economical in terms of the customers requirements and the use of materials; using analysis CAD tools to produce designs for testing; attend site meeting and surveysas necessary; and to work with purchasing ensuring correct materials are supplied within contractual limits.
We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with electro-mechanical design experience, some experience designing switchgear or LV/MV cabinets and enclosures, either degree qualified or with plenty of time served experience, knowledge of more than one 3D CAD system (ideally Autodesk Inventor or perhaps Autocad/Vault) and be an experienced mentor to junior engineers. In terms of traits; optimistic, analytical, creative, adaptable and commercially minded.
This Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role is easily commutable from the following towns: Luton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Aylesbury, St Albans, Watford, Peterborough, Northampton, Rushden, Kettering, Dunstable and Hemel Hempstead.