Mechanical Design Engineer (Machinery)

Orion Electrotech Ltd
Somerset, UK
02 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer with a background in Special Purpose Machinery?
Would you like to work for a growing business, providing solutions to companies worldwide?

My client is a long established and stable engineering company who are going through a period of growth due to a continuing increase in orders. The Mechanical Design Engineer will work with companies from a variety of industries, including beverage, pharmaceutical and tobacco, providing bespoke packaging solutions to meet their needs.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be required to design mechanical components, ensuring that high quality, accurate, innovative and cost effective designs are produced on time to support project delivery. He/she will be responsible to:
Produce accurate design and optimization of mechanical components
Produce clear and defined drawings for component manufacture
Support projects, deliver on time and within budget and that all aspects are customer focused
Interface with outside suppliers to ensure best results and maintaining good commercial awareness
Develop and maintain appropriate in house product knowledge base
Present design plans and data for technical reviews
Adopt Value Engineering principles, ensure products fit for purpose and improve the cost-effectiveness, quality and time required of manufacture
Support Sales by providing design concepts for bespoke machinery and estimates of time and costs for the design element of potential new projects in a timely manner
Maintain knowledge of current state-of-the-art and trends for the future in packaging machinery.

The ideal Mechanical Design Engineer will have a background in design special purpose machinery using 3D CAD, ideally Inventor, although other CAD packages will be considered. He/she will have good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas, together with a good working knowledge of Value Engineering and continuous improvement/Lean and estimating skills.

If you believe the above sounds like a role that suits your experience please apply or call Charlie Rush on 01189239214

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