Mechanical Design Engineer

James York Associates Ltd
Consett, UK
16 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are actively seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer for a County Durham-based Client; a market leader in the design and manufacture of an automotive-related product range.

The Scope of Work for the Mechanical Design Engineer Includes...

* Support the development of the company product range from a design & development perspective, creating innovative solutions to drive the business forward.

* Use CAD software (Auto Desk Inventor & AutoCAD) to compose production drawings to support the on-site manufacturing facility in the fulfilment of existing orders.

* Utilise knowledge of key manufacturing processes and Designing for Manufacture (DFM) to create appropriate design solutions and concepts.

* Work within legislative requirements, quality standards and applicable geometric tolerances.

* Work as part of a cross-functional project team pursuing a common goal, ensuring requirements are met from a time, cost and quality perspective.

The Requirements for the Mechanical Design Engineer Are...

* Educated to Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline;

* Strong creative and problem-solving skills demonstrated in a past design engineering role;

* Past experience in a mechanical design, development or R&D role in industry;

* Strong 3D CAD skills (SolidWorks, AutoDesk Inventor or similar);

* Strong 2D CAD skills (AutoCAD or similar);

* Strong experience in a manufacturing environment and a clear understanding of designing products for manufacture;

* Experience of working to stringent design codes in a regulated industry;

* Experience in product testing and quality control;

* Knowledge of working with as wide a range of materials as possible, e.g. sheet metal fabrications, plastics, joinery;

* Experience in the automotive or commercial vehicles industry.

About the Employer...

The employer is a sizable manufacturing business with a genuinely market-leading product and reputation for design and engineering excellence. Part of a larger group of companies, the employer benefits from the financial stability of scale whilst maintaining an environment more in keeping with a smaller company where you will have the opportunity to make a genuine contribution. You will be rewarded for hard work and be given creative freedom in a business that places a strong emphasis on product development rather than complacency with an existing product range.

About the Remuneration...

* Extremely competitive salary up to £40,000 depending on experience.

* Working hours are 8:00-5:00 Monday to Thursday to facilitate an early finish at 1:00 on a Friday.

If you feel your skills and experience could be a fit for the Mechanical Design Engineer position, please click the 'Apply Now' button to send us your details. One of our Consultants will be in touch with you very shortly to discuss the employer and scope of work in more detail. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted. If successful, candidates will need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK. By submitting this application, you are consenting to James York Associates Limited holding your personal details for the purposes of activities pertaining to recruitment

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