Visper Technical
Brighouse, UK
27 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client has a fantastic opportunity for a MECHANICAL APPLICATIONS ENGINEER to assist with and improve the production process at their manufacturing plant in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.


• Second engineering resources and project manage the engineering design of sales application projects.

• Liaise with customers / commercial and the production projects team and make detailed plans to ensure projects are completed within pre-set deadlines.

• Review and improve the company's engineering application project procedures for efficiency improvements and in line with changes to international standards and regulations.

• Oversee the management of Client witness testing ensuring product requirements, set up and pre-test / tests are carried out with assistance from the manufacturing department where required.

• Maintain good working practices regarding safety and housekeeping.

• Assist in the design of sales application projects

• Consult with suppliers to assess new components, materials and methods of design to reduce costs and remove slow moving / obsolete stock for application projects

• Coordinate and assist in the creation of BOM's, wiring diagrams, 2D / 3D drawings, BIM modelling and any other manufacturing information required for production.

• Coordinate and assist in the preparation of sketches, layouts and preliminary costing of prototypes

• Coordinate and assist in the completion of testing in line with engineering application project requirements and in accordance with the Development Engineering procedures.

• Coordinate and assist in the building and wiring of prototypes and first offs.

• Assisting manufacturing with 'root cause' analysis and ensure procedures / processes are updated to ensure repeats of the problem do not happen

• Liaise with sales engineering and customers for specifications, lead-times and costs for the completion of application projects.

• Ensure all the technical documentation requirements of customers are completed, this includes drawings, spares lists and MRB's etc.

• Assist the commercial department in the creation of marketing material based on the successes of application projects


* HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

* Use of 3D CAD (ideally AutoDesk Inventor)

* Ideally have knowledge of Thermo dynamics, Electrical Engineering, Fluid Dynamics, Refrigeration, Noise / Sound and Materials

* Familiar with procedures on building sites including Risk Assessments and Method Statements

* Ability to work remotely using own initiative when required

* Must be computer literate including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

* Ability to cope under pressure.

* Full UK driving licence.

* Good technical knowledge on refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

* Electrical and controls knowledge

* Must be an effective verbal and written communicator.

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