MECHANICAL APPLICATIONS ENGINEER

Recruiter
Visper Technical Limited
Location
Brighouse, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
04 Jul 2019
Ref
1150172719
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client has a fantastic opportunity for a MECHANICAL APPLICATIONS ENGINEER to assist with and improve the production process at their manufacturing plant in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.
THE ROLE:
• Second engineering resources and project manage the engineering design of sales application projects.
• Liaise with customers / commercial and the production projects team and make detailed plans to ensure projects are completed within pre-set deadlines.
• Review and improve the company's engineering application project procedures for efficiency improvements and in line with changes to international standards and regulations.
• Oversee the management of Client witness testing ensuring product requirements, set up and pre-test / tests are carried out with assistance from the manufacturing department where required.
• Maintain good working practices regarding safety and housekeeping.
• Assist in the design of sales application projects
• Consult with suppliers to assess new components, materials and methods of design to reduce costs and remove slow moving / obsolete stock for application projects
• Coordinate and assist in the creation of BOM's, wiring diagrams, 2D / 3D drawings, BIM modelling and any other manufacturing information required for production.
• Coordinate and assist in the preparation of sketches, layouts and preliminary costing of prototypes
• Coordinate and assist in the completion of testing in line with engineering application project requirements and in accordance with the Development Engineering procedures.
• Coordinate and assist in the building and wiring of prototypes and first offs.
• Assisting manufacturing with 'root cause' analysis and ensure procedures / processes are updated to ensure repeats of the problem do not happen
• Liaise with sales engineering and customers for specifications, lead-times and costs for the completion of application projects.
• Ensure all the technical documentation requirements of customers are completed, this includes drawings, spares lists and MRB's etc.
• Assist the commercial department in the creation of marketing material based on the successes of application projects
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
* HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
* Use of 3D CAD (ideally AutoDesk Inventor)
* Ideally have knowledge of Thermo dynamics, Electrical Engineering, Fluid Dynamics, Refrigeration, Noise / Sound and Materials
* Familiar with procedures on building sites including Risk Assessments and Method Statements
* Ability to work remotely using own initiative when required
* Must be computer literate including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
* Ability to cope under pressure.
* Full UK driving licence.
* Good technical knowledge on refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
* Electrical and controls knowledge
* Must be an effective verbal and written communicator

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