Mechanical Design Engineer

Bennett & Game Recruitment Ltd
Northampton, UK
12 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
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.

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