Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Probe Technical Recruitment
Peterborough, UK
12 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

This is an excellent opportunity with a leading manufacturing of advanced process technology company, who have a rich, well-established background. They have sites here in the UK and overseas

The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.

Role Overview:
  • Develop the product range to ensure competitive position of machines
  • Issue machines and ancillary equipment to contract, produce factory layouts complete with services and installation information
  • Provide assistance to Sales and Customer Services departments on technical offering to ensure smooth contract execution
  • Identify risks and put in place plans to maintain cost and schedule
  • Maintain modular product structure for product range.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Product leadership and ensure specified solution is implemented within the agreed schedule and costs, manage priorities to ensure project schedules are maintained
  • Ensure accurate drawings and parts lists are produced in accordance with company's standards and quality procedures, to ensure compliance with CAD best practices
  • To be fully competent in the use of Siemens NX and TeamCenter ensuring compliance with best practices
  • Ensure compliance of the equipment with legislation (e.g. EC Directives)
  • Maintain and update drawings and parts lists, and completion of change requests, work with suppliers to ensure applications are fully and reliably implemented.
  • Undertake calculations for design work, both on contracts and development projects, brief field engineers and visit site when necessary

Person Specification:
  • A highly motivated, confident and dedicated professional, currently in a key role within a design team
  • Competent in the use of 3D design and ERP business systems.
  • An innovative engineer with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience level in Engineering
  • Able to work alone or as a member of a design team
  • Good communication skills, good PC literacy skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to travel both within the UK and throughout the world.

Essential Experience Required:
  • Experienced designer of low volume / bespoke industrial machinery
  • Good 3D CAD design experience using NX, Solidworks, Inventor or similar
    • Modelling machined components, fabricated parts, sheet metal and assemblies.
    • Good drafting experience of machined components, fabrications and assembly drawings
  • Good knowledge of different manufacturing methods, their benefits and limitations
  • Good level of PC Literacy - Windows, MS Office, Outlook etc
  • Willing and able to occasionally travel to customer / supplier sites in the UK and Worldwide
  • Motivated, confident and professional with good communication skills, experience of working on multiple projects concurrently, prioritising tasks accordingly, good attention to detail, cost and quality in particular
  • Able to select suitable materials, with a good appreciation of the benefits and limitations of each


£38,000 - £42,000 plus employee benefits

Commutable from Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Wisbech, Corby, Kettering

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