IC Resources Ltd

Mechanical Design Engineer

South East England
£30000 - £38000 per annum
22 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Brett Lofthouse
Specialist Area
Hardware, Mechanical
Contract Type
Full Time



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

Supplier liaison

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)