Mechanical Design Engineer

Bluebolt Recruitment
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
A successful manufacturer of special purpose machinery is seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to work in their inhouse design engineering team in Somerset.

You will.....

* Accurate design and optimisation of mechanical components.

* Produce accurate, clear and defined drawings for component manufacture.

* Demonstrate good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas.

* Support projects, deliver on time and within budget.

* Interface with outside suppliers to ensure best results and maintaining good commercial awareness.

* Development of conceptual ideas to fully detailed designs

* Test and development of prototype assemblies

* Develop and maintain appropriate in-house product knowledge base.

* Present design plans and data for technical reviews.

* Adopt Value Engineering principles, ensure that products are fit for purpose and improve the cost-effectiveness, quality and time required of manufacture.

* Support Sales by providing design concepts for bespoke machinery and estimates of time and costs for the design element of potential new projects in a timely manner.

* Maintain knowledge of current state-of-the-art and trends for the future in packaging machinery.

Experience Requirements.....

* A proven record of success as a Design Engineer preferably in a related industry.

* Specialist technical knowledge - packaging machines, special-purpose machines, design (including calculations).

* Able to demonstrate an independent, pro-active and confident approach to managing project-based work.

* Good working knowledge of Value Engineering and continuous improvement/Lean and estimating skills.

Key words: mechanical engineer mechancal engineering imeche mechanical design engineer product design engineer machinery design engineer industrial design engineer industrial design engineering packaging engineer packaging design engineer

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