Mechanical Design Engineer

Index Recruitment Ltd
Four Marks, UK
09 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Four Marks has an opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join a small team where the role allows the successful candidate to make a large impact on the company.

Working initially alongside a Senior Mechanical Engineer the successful applicant will be required to take a driving role in taking loose concepts and see them through to completed products.

A typical project will start with the applicant working through the spec with the customer, creating concept models/drawings which will be reviewed with the customer.

Once agreed, the Engineer will bring the concept to reality by creating a project plan, creating prototype drawings, overseeing the build, creating test plans to prove/validate the design, finally creating production information including drawings, BOMs, build documentation, processes etc to hand the project over to the production team. All the time keeping an eye on cost.

Skills Set
To achieve the above listed the successful candidate will display the following skills:-
• CAD Modelling
• Drafting
• Project Management
• Technical Report Writing
• Understanding Product Costs
• Specification writing, (datasheets, build specs)
• Able to design processes
• Hands on assembly
• Understanding of manufacturing considerations in design
• Progress reporting to leadership team

Degree level or equivalent

Personal Qualities
The Prospective Candidate should be:-
• Self-motivated
• Capable of working on own initiative, (after initial direction from leadership team)
• Communication Skills (customer facing)
• Driven
• Innovative
• Willing to travel (minimal)
• In possession of a clean Driving licence

Additional Skills
The Following additional skills would be advantageous:-
• Machining (Manual typical)
• Soldering
• Understanding of Electrics, Motors, sensors.

Index Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

"Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion".

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