Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer

Bennett and Game Recruitment LTD
Cheshire, UK
19 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer required for a well-established manufacturer of container protection systems and valves. In support of continual growth, the Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer will be joining a professional and effective Design team playing a hands-on role in product development, refinements and more. The successful Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in an engineering field of study. While some working experience in engineering would be desirable, it is not essential. Proficiency in the use of 3D CAD software such as Solidworks, Inventor or similar is essential.

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Position Overview

The key objective and responsibilities of this position is to assist with the design and development of container protection equipment. This will include design, modelling and analysis of new components as well as refinements to existing products. Other duties and responsibilities will include:

Overseeing the development of products from conceptual drawing stage right through to design for manufacture.
Creating drawings via 3D CAD of equipment to customer specifications.
Producing Bill of Materials.
Liaising closely with other members of the design and manufacture team. This may also include suppliers. Assist in request for quotations by providing cost estimations.
Working on making improvements and adjustments to existing systems-identifying potential faults that may cause breakdowns and rectifying them.
Working in direct relation to clients on specifications. Travel to client sites for meetings and overseeing of installations where necessary. Occasional international travel may be required so a willingness to travel abroad is important.

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Position Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a degree qualification or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering field of study. Degree/HND/HNC/Apprenticeship Served etc.
Some working experience would be desirable but is not essential. Experience working with production line machinery or similar mechanical systems with moving parts would be advantageous but again, is not essential.
Proficiency with the use of 3D CAD software such as Solidworks Inventor or other 3D CAD is essential.
Usage of other FEA or CFD software would also be advantageous.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use own initiative, to work within budgets and to deadlines.
International travel is a regular occurrence in this role. Must be willing to travel abroad.
A Full UK Driving License would be advantageous but not essential.

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Position Remuneration

Salary £20,000 - £24,000 (Dependent upon Experience)
28 Days Holiday Inc. Bank Holidays
PensionWe, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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