Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 6 days ago by Manufacturing Futures
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Manufacturing Futures seek to appoint a Mechanical Design Engineer to design metal (extrusions, fabrication, castings, etc) and occasionally plastic enclosures and additional mechanical components. Production assistance with the design of jigs / fixtures will also be required from time to time. As Mechanical Design Engineer you will have a recognised mechanical engineering qualification and at least five years design experience of all types of metal enclosures for a high volume manufacturing business. it would be beneficial for the appointed Mechanical Design Engineer to have experience of industrial / product design and have a flair for the aesthetic. It's most important that they work, but they'd also like products that look nice!

Mechanical Design Engineer - Role and Responsibilities - Mechanical Engineering / Sheet Metal / Fabrication / Castings / Extrusions / Assembly / Mechanical Engineer / Solidworks

* Design plastic injection moulded components
* Design fabricated interlocking aluminium & steel enclosures
* Carry out mechanical fit and compatibility checks on electronic assemblies. Produce wiring diagrams and assembly instructions when required
* Assist production with design of relevant jigs & fixtures, and manage their manufacture
* Ensure all products are designed for ease of manufacture & assembly
* Evaluate components from datasheet information and then approve through appropriate testing
* Build and test initial samples and qualify the design with correct documentation
* Provide technical support to Production for day-to-day design, performance and quality issues which arise

Mechanical Design Engineer - Skills and Abilities - Mechanical Engineering / Sheet Metal / Fabrication / Extrusion / Castings / Assembly / Mechanical Engineer / Solidworks

* Of degree calibre within mechanical engineering or equivalent
* Familiar with 2D & 3D modelling and design packages. Solidworks preferred but not essential
* Knowledge of metal (castings, sheet metal, extrusions, castings, etc)
* Experience in high volume manufacturing environment with design for manufacture and test

Mechanical Design Engineer / Mechanical Engineering / Sheet Metal / Fabrication / Assembly / Extrusion / Castings / Mechanical Engineer / Solidworks

If this role could appeal, please do apply now!

Required skills

  • CAD
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Sheet Metal
  • Fabrication
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

Reference: 37007668

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