Senior Mechanical Engineer

Posted 19 January by Gregory Martin International Featured

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Our client is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to be responsible for the mechanical development of components, subsystems and complete assemblies for release to manufacture. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: Mechanical development of components, sub-systems and complete products from concept through to release for manufacture. This includes supporting products in manufacture. Main components typically include die cast and pressed metal housings, CNC machined shielding, custom cables, labels and fittings. At times will act in a supporting role producing drawings and performing design updates. At other times will be called on to act as the sole Mechanical Engineer on projects and programs with responsibility for the entire mechanical development ensuring designs are robust, fully documented, prototyped, tested and introduced to the production line without problem. This role is based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and offers a very attractive salary and benefits.

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or alternative qualification in Mechanical Engineering with relevant experience

Chartered Engineer or working towards it

Very experienced in working as a Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience in performing degree level mechanical engineering calculations on a regular basis

Has a number of years’ experience working on the development of new products

Recent experience in developing electronic products

Experienced in design for low volume production (< 5,000 PA)

Proven experience of designing for CNC machining and other low volume processes

Familiar with principles of 3D CAD modelling. Minimum of 5000 hours experience in a mid or high end CAD package, preferably SolidWorks

Has a thorough understanding of electronics, PCB technology and the interaction with Mechanical design

Excellent communication skills including drafting to BS 8888 with the full application of GD&T

Proven experience in working/liaising with suppliers and subcontractors

Experience of designing industrial equipment or similar products

Can demonstrate thorough understanding and application of the product development process from concept to launch

Practiced in the use of traditional and state of the art tools to ensure designs are robust, reliable and optimised for production

Familiar with working in a Quality environment and ensuring adherence to Quality procedures

Has a hands-on approach and exhibits judicious use of CAD technology

Skilled in problem solving using a variety of techniques appropriate to the situation.

Focused on finding cost effective solutions in all design work

Ability to manage working on multiple projects while dealing with day to day requests

Can demonstrate a track record of learning complex concepts and skills on the job as well as learning new software to achieve project goals

Can provide strong evidence of being both resourceful and flexible

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Stevenage, Buckinghamshire

Salary: very competitive

Required skills

  • CAD
  • Electronics
  • Solidworks
  • NPI
  • Mechanical Engineer

Reference: 33628180

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