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Mechanical Design Engineer - Jigs and Fixture

Posted 6 April by Select-Engineering Ltd Ended

Mechanical Design Engineer (Jigs & Fixtures)Salary:£36,000

Description:Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer (Jigs & Fixtures)

Location: Wickford, Essex Package: 36k basic salary + overtime. Pension + holiday

Company: Our client, a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier that provide bespoke and specialist equipment to OEMs on a global scale have an exciting opportunity for a Design Engineer at their site based in Essex. The company is firmly established with a 40 year history, and has experienced significant growth in recent years.

Job Purpose: As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will be expected to use engineering principles to provide efficient solutions to the development of processed and products, ranging from small assembly fixtures designs to larger more complex fixtures covering the length of any given vehicle. You will work on all stages of product design, from concept and development to design and manufacture, through to installation and final commissioning. This will involve liaising with customers, suppliers, colleagues and directors to obtain the relevant information to enable the correct interpretation of requirement. Then it will be expected this requirement is taken and viable mechanical design solution is generated.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities: - Generation of 2D manufacturing and assembly drawings - Generating bill of materials including bough out items. - Developing a project specification with colleagues. - Developing, testing and evaluating designs. - Discussing and solving problems with manufacturing, sub-contractors, supplier and customers. - Making sure a product can be made reliably and as cost effectively as possible. - Recommending modifications following prototype test results. - Conceptual design and mathematical modeling with computer aided design (Catia V5 or Solidworks.) - Considering the implications of issues such as safety, ergonomics and time constraints. - Working with other professionals, within and outside the tier 1 supplier's engineers. - Supporting projects with domestic and international travel.

Person specification: - 5+ years mechanical engineering experience - 5 + years design experience - Jigs and Fixtures experience - 2D/3D CAD experience -

Experience with CATIA V5 or Solidworks - Assertive, methodical, persuasive, with a good eye for detail - Ability/willingness to travel

If you want to know more about this exciting opportunity please review and APPLY

Required skills

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fixture Design
  • fixtures
  • jigs

Reference: 34843883

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