Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Totec Recruitment
Ely, UK
16 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SALARY: £40k to £45k per annum

LOCATION: Ely, Cambridgeshire

POSITION TYPE: Full-time, permanent

HOURS OF WORK: 0900-1700 Monday to Friday (1hour lunch)

My client is a market leader in packaged equipment for theOil & Gas industry, as a result of continued growth they are looking for an experienced and suitably qualified Design Engineer to join their established engineering design team and provide mechanical design support in their modern, spacious, new offices in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for all aspects of design; starting from initial 3D modelling and 2D drafting of concepts right through to detailed design for production, with a focus on design for manufacture / assembly (DFM/A).

The design work will include the following:

·Development of new products

·Re-design of existing products for improvements and/or cost reductions

·Customising existing product(s) for a customer with specific needs

·Development of jigs, fixtures for product test and manufacture

Reporting to the Engineering Manager and working closely with other departments, this mechanical design role will involve:

·3D modelling using Autodesk Inventor

·2D drafting using AutoCAD Mechanical

·Producing detailed designs for the production of products to relevant codes and standards

·Production of design calculations to relevant directives and codes

·Production of technical files

·Production of BOMs

·Production of manuals, test procedures and reports

·Checking and approving designs and calculations


·Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in Mechanical Engineering

·10 years' experience in mechanical design within the oil and gas (or related) industry.

·Sound knowledge of ASME codes/standards, British, European and ISO codes and standards.

·A sound background in mechanical product design, along with a high level of experience in 3D modelling is essential, preferably using Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD (but other packages could be considered).

·Knowledge and experience of Autodesk Vault Professional an advantage.

·An ability to undertake hand calculations when required.

·A good understanding of manufacturing, welding and fabrication techniques. DFM/DFA

·Knowledge and experience of interfacing with manufacturing companies in parts fabrication and production, in order that the design process takes into account manufacturing and assembly processes.

·Production of products is at a low to medium volume so a good understanding of design for production vs. producing 'one of a kind' is advantageous.

To Apply

If you would like more information on this fantastic opportunity, then please call and speak to a member of our team at Totec or alternatively if you wish to apply for the role please send your CV to Totec today.

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