Mechanical Design Engineer
MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER
30K - 38K
Dedicated to progressive technology my client has created a range of production equipment for collation, tape laying, laminating and cutting. A range of systems and automation is offered within each function while maintaining the same high quality of production. My client offer a standard range of machinery for customers to choose from or bespoke machinery is designed and manufactured for specialist applications.
I'm currently seeking an experienced mechanical design engineer who is proficient in the use of SolidWorks and associated Product Data Management (PDM) system. Recent experience of special purpose machinery design and automation is preferred for this role.
Main responsibilities of the role include:
Mechanical design for new projects, turning concepts into cost-effective machine designs
Customisation of existing designs to customer specification
High accuracy press tool design
Responsible for all design aspects of projects through to final machine delivery
Preparation of design packages including CAD models, detail drawings, assembly drawings, pneumatic circuit drawings, Bills-of-Materials and related documentation
Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:
Recent knowledge and experience of designing automated process equipment
Proficient user of SolidWorks 3D CAD and associated Product Data Management (PDM) System
Must be able to prepare design concepts, dimension and geometrically tolerance part drawings (to BS8888) and produce assembly drawings
An ability to design pneumatically actuated systems and associated pneumatic circuit schematics.
Knowledge and experience of material selection
Experience of creating detailed Bill-of-Materials
Value engineering and analysis experience would be beneficial
A track record of effectively analysing and driving solutions to problems in a fast-paced environment
Able to plan own workload and realistically set and achieve targets in a project based environment
Good inter-personal skills, team work, hands-on approach and a desire to be involved throughout the entire product life cycle
A willingness to listen to people and their experiences to generate new ideas and concepts.
Excellent attention to detail and a right-first-time attitude
HND / Degree or equivalent experience in relevant discipline (Mechanical Engineering or related discipline)