Mechanical Design Engineer

ProTech Recruitment Ltd
Torquay, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary & Benefits: Up to £35,000 depending upon experience, and Benefits Package

Location: Torquay, Devon

Our Client located in Torquay requires an innovative Mechanical Design Engineer with the ability to turn models into drawings into production. Close tolerance, fine limit background is required for this role.

The role will be to support the Optical, Actives and Fibre products within an NPI (new product introduction) environment, working closely with product and manufacturing engineering to deliver products to manufacture.

Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

* Previous experience in the development and manufacturing of products for the industrial, life science, military and aerospace markets is preferred

* Engineering Qualification

* Full understanding and use of Solidworks

* Ability to understand/produce technical drawings

* Able to report mechanical design status on the assigned tasks whenever asked

* Experience of Collating cost data relating to the mechanical design

* Ability to co-ordinate with the other discipline Engineers (electronics and optics) within the department to produce multidisciplinary design solutions

* Experience of Producing designs to specified deadlines and achieving the required timescales

* Confident, proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations

* Good communication skills, dealing with other employees and external clients

* Good IT skills

Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities:

* Ensures the mechanical design functionally meets the users requirements

* Able to either answer all queries relating to the mechanical design or to field them to the relevant member of the department

* Set an example to the other members of the mechanical design team on how to manage designs

* Design and development of prototype Opto Mechanical systems

* Carry out initial prototype design of systems, using CAD and its complimentary software packages to predict performance

* Conduct practical proof-of-concept design and testing when necessary

* Communicate design needs and findings to team members to allow progression of design projects

* Record design development and findings in accordance with ISO9001-compliant procedures

* Manage and scope investigations into form or function of a feature or set of features in a design

* Creation and refinement of technical mechanical part and assembly drawings to capture design Creation and refinement of complex mechanical components

* Technical advice on sourcing, volume models, and key performance parameters

* Creation of communication documentation to help convey the key aspects of a design to a client or manufacturing partner

* Creation and maintenance of design Bill of Materials for one or more projects

* Creation, control, and maintenance of release packages and design history files

* Data management and release process activities

* ROHS Compliance

* Discuss continual improvement ideas for departmental design processes and identify any updates required

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