Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery

Premier Engineering
Didcot, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
ROLE - Mechanical Design Engineer
LOCATION - Oxfordshire
TERM - Permanent

My Oxfordshire client designs and manufactures Special Purpose Machinery for use in the Defence, Aerospace and Marine sectors.

The ideal candidate will have a diverse background in Mechanical Design including work on Electro-Mechanical products, pneumatics, hydraulics and the design of complex mechanisms from concept through to completion.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience working in a similar Mechanical Design position
  • Experience working in a similar manufacturing environment working on the design of bespoke machinery/ electro-mechanical products
  • Proficient with using SolidWorks CAD software or similar
  • Good knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have the ability to work well alone as well as part of a team
  • Good computer literacy MS Office

The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:
  • Reporting to the Design Manager working in the existing multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Designing and developing complex products from inception to manufacture
  • Providing support where required for the production process
  • Producing the associated documentation
  • Using SolidWorks CAD software on a daily basis
  • Liaising with other colleagues in different teams as well as suppliers
  • Attending customer meetings to advise about requirements
  • Attending training to continue developing skills and knowledge

If you are interested in this position, please reply with an up to date CV as soon as possible and an overview of your current situation. I can then send you over the full job spec and the details of the company.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in full please do not hesitate to call me on.

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