Mechanical Design Engineer - South Ox

Premier Engineering
Wantage, UK
04 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
ROLE- Mechanical Design Engineer

LOCATION- South Oxfordshire

TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £32,000- £40,000 per annum plus benefits (dependent on experience)

My client works within the manufacturing sector, and they are looking to take on a Mechanical Design Engineer, on a permanent basis, in the South Oxfordshire area.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Degree qualified or the equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 years' or more experience working in a similar hands on Mechanical Design position
  • Proficiency with using 3D CAD; ideally SolidWorks but other software will be considered
  • Familiarity with analytical calculations and applying these to design - simulation, stress analysis, kinematics etc.
  • Have the ability to select the correct engineering components and materials
  • Previous experience working in a development environment working within a team
  • Previous experience of working with special purpose machine assemblies, test rigs or precision tooling would be desirable
  • The ability to work well alone as well as part of a team
  • Flexible to travel to travel outside of the UK as part of the role
  • Full UK Driving Licence

The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:
  • Designing prototype production tooling, test rigs and equipment in an engineering development environment using SolidWorks
  • Taking projects from brief through to the full design solution and then to final validation
  • Meeting deadlines and targets that are set
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Producing work package documentation for tooling and machinery
  • Providing engineering problem resolution and support
  • Travelling to other manufacturing plants as required (Both in and outside of the UK)

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.

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