Mechanical Design Engineer

Employer
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Role: Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Northampton
Salary: Competitive Salary

Overview:

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to work for our client at their facility in Northampton, working for an innovative and progressive design and manufacturing company, that work heavily within the energy from waste and sustainable energy markets.
Duties and Key Responsibilities:

The role will be working on client projects for specialised processing and management of waste equipment, as well as providing engineering support to the on-site power plant equipment.
The role will be operating within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that the successful implementation of detailed designs meeting the highest standards of safety and regulatory compliance.
Design and development of new projects for external clients from conception through to successful completion. Additionally, contributing to internal projects for optimising waste energy performance relating to the on-site energy from waste power plant.
Excellent design analysis, with the ability to work from first principles, translating design concepts into 3D CAD models (AutoCAD Inventor), ensuring full alignment with customer requirements.
Detailed drawing production working alongside other members of the design team.
Working proactively with senior colleagues and liaising with manufacturing to ensure strict compliance to quality and design standards.
Good communication with all stakeholders ensuring full compliance to designs and budgets.
Identify and provide solutions that meet the highest levels of Health & Safety, Quality and Regulatory standards, including The Machinery Directive.
The Candidate:

We are looking for a proactive and experienced mechanical engineer with a good knowledge of design of mechanical machinery and a good appreciation of:

Mechanical equipment and machining requirements
Sheet metal fabrication
Pressure containing equipment
Piping layouts
General steel structures.
The suitable candidate must be a quick learner and being able to analyse problems using engineering principals to perform basic calculations.
Also have the ability to communicate initial design ideas and interpret engineering drawings to a high standard.
Must be qualified Mechanical Engineering Degree or Higher National Diploma would be advantageous coupled with five years' experience in a related field.
The following key attributes are also essential:

Proven experience in creating and maintaining CAD models and files (AutoCAD, Inventor)
A hands-on approach, with the ability to liaise with workshop personnel in a manufacturing environment.
A strong desire to work within a dynamic environment with exposure to a wide variety of projects and the chance to develop your career and broaden your skills and knowledge.
Robust organisational skills with a keen attention for detail.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
A solid technical understanding of common computer operating systems and proficient use of MS Office applications.
If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on (phone number removed) (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency
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