Mechanical Design Engineer

About Solutions Recruitment
26 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Design and Development Engineer with excellent 3D CAD modelling & problem solving skills with a love of engineering! Designing and building industrial level custom products, each bespoke to customer requirements, the Mechanical Engineer will be fully engaged and have exciting challenges to apply themselves too!

With a strong academic background (BSc, BEng, MEng, MSc, PhD or similar) and sound experience in industry the Mechanical Design Engineer will be joining a small and agile manufacturing engineering firm. They over a fun working environment and culture of high professionalism. Such is the work involved, quality design and development are paramount to the success of the business.

With a 360 degree exposure to projects the Mechanical Design Engineer will be working on projects from the ground up through to implementation of capital equipment. Equipment is high tech and so any experience, in addition to excellent mechanical design skills, with electro-mechanical, controls machinery, hydraulics, and pneumatics is beneficial.

Job responsibilities:

* Take initial design brief and concept development from customer alongside other engineers in the team
* Using first class CAD, design and develop core mechanical and electro-mechanical products:

* CNC & conventional machining
* Metal fabrication
* Capital equipment
* Machinery design

* Work through preliminary CAD design to detailed CAD design
* Plan and execute projects
* Design for Manufacture and excellence
* Work with specification through fabrication and assembly
* Work closely with manufacturing and assemblers
* Assembly & commissioning
* Throughout the project live cycle, provide design ideas and solutions to engineering problems encountered
* Document work using the company ERP system

Key skills include:

* Mainstream 3D CAD package
* Documentation
* Structural calculations and hand calcs
* Mechanical engineering first principles

The successful applicant must have:

* Associate degree in mechanical engineering, electrical / electronic / mechanical / mechatronics / physics or similar (BSc, BEng, MEng, MSc, PhD, FEng)
* Minimum 3yrs commercial experience
* Love of engineering problem solving

Further experience within design calculations relevant to DNV and ASME standards beneficial. As well as understanding and experience of reliability issues on a project.

This is fantastic opportunity for an ambitious hands-on engineer to develop with the business and expand their career with some very exciting products!

Job is commutable from:

Fareham, Waterlooville, Petersfield, Farnham, Havant, Chichester, Midhurst, Ringwood, Eastleigh, Winchester, Basingstoke, Fareham, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Woking, Guildford

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