Mechanical Design Engineer

Mane Contract Services
Tregonhawke, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Plymouth

Salary: Negotiable (D.O.E)

Our Client is an established Leading Design & Manufacturing business, with several sites across the UK. Our product range is cutting-edge and services the surveillance and defence industries with products that aid specific client requirements - driving innovation is at the heart of everything they do.

Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.
  • Assist with creating designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.
  • Work with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation
  • Produce detail engineering and assembly drawings for manufacturing, perform lab testing for verification and conformance of design outputs to meet the design inputs.
  • Assist with developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.
  • Liaise with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs.
  • Have experience of working within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.
  • Provide support for the production, test and field engineering teams. Support the sales teams with bids and quotations.

Mechanical Design Engineer requirements;
  • Be innovative with a flair for new concept designs and a passion for mechanical engineering.
  • Have experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures for use in harsh environments - preferably in the defence industry.
  • Have proven experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production.
  • Have the ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives bearings and motors.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques.
  • Have experience in the use of SolidWorks CAD system.
  • Ability to liaise with customers verbally and in writing in an effective manner, producing reports and participating in formal design reviews.
  • Be SC Security Cleared.

If you are interested in this Mechanical Design Engineer position please contact Layne Eadie 01923 470 754/ 07881 918 278
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