Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Bennett & Game Recruitment Ltd
Location
Northampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1178920749
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer required for a well-established manufacturer of mechanical products based in the Northampton area. These products are used in a range of automotive, manufacturing, aerospace and oil & gas industrial applications. In support of continual growth, the successful Mechanical Design Engineer will be joining an existing and supportive design team, carrying out a range of duties listed below. The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally be degree qualified in a mechanical engineering field of study and have a minimum of 3 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering Design.

Mechanical Design Engineer Position Overview

Reporting to the engineering manager, the successful mechanical design engineer will have a range of duties and responsibilities including:
  • Studying a design brief - Overseeing the development of products from conceptual drawing stage right through to design for manufacture.
  • Researching whether the design will work, be cost-effective and performing initial sizing calculations - Producing detailed manufacturing drawings and B.O.M.
  • Modelling products to client specifications-this will require a level of client facing abilities.
  • Assessing the usability, environmental impact and safety of a design.
  • Using 3D computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-assisted engineering (CAE) software.
  • Liaising closely with other members of the design and manufacture team.
  • Creating the inspection and test schedule.
  • Providing training to new members of the design team.

Mechanical Design Engineer Position Requirements
  • A minimum of 3 years of working experience in mechanical design is essential.
  • Degree Qualified to a minimum of a 2:1 in a mechanical engineering field of study.
  • Proficient with 3D CAD software-ideally Creo although Solidworks, AutoDesk Inventor or similar is suitable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with ability to spot potential errors.
  • Strong maths and IT skills in the use of Microsoft Office programmes such as Word and Excel.
  • Based in a commutable distance of Northampton.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence is essential to the position.

Mechanical Design Engineer Position Remuneration
  • Salary £26,000-£40,000 + (dependent upon qualifications and/or experience)
  • 33 Days Holiday, including Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • 37hour week - Monday to Thursday 08:30-17:15pm (Fri 08:30 - 12:30pm) - 30min lunch break
  • Other benefits such as company performance-based bonus, insurance packages etc.

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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