Mechanical Development Engineer

Employer
PDQ Engineering Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Development Engineer / Production Development Engineer

Reporting to the Development Team Leader, you will primarily be involved with the identification and investigation of the root cause of issues and will deliver engineered solutions with a focus on supporting products already in production.

You will assist with the design and development of Specials, custom OEM and one off products for customers.

Part of the role will also include taking existing prototypes from a design stage and into production.

Responsibilities include creating and modifying drawings and BOMs, 3D models and engineering documentation, modifying existing products or processes, prototyping, testing, and implementing these to increase efficiency, performance & quality.

Qualifications / skills required

Essential

• Have a mechanical engineering qualification to at least HNC, HND or degree level.

• Ideally at least 2 years professional experience, recently qualified considered.

• Experience using 3D CAD software, and be able to produce 2D technical drawings.

• Experience working with Bills of Materials within an ERP system, ideally Microsoft NAV.

• Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to work as part of a team.

* Good understanding of complex product structures including BOMs, electro-mechanical drive systems and sensors.

• Good understanding of manufacturing processes and techniques including CNC milling and turning, investment casting, plating, electro-mechanical assembly, and testing with a robust understanding of design for manufacture.

• Hard working, methodical, self-motivated and with a good eye for detail.

• Independent project and time management, ability to work to tight deadlines.

• Work efficiently in the team with collaboration across all departments.

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel etc

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