Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Our chosen business partner is working with us exclusively on this opportunity. They are a global manufacturer of capital equipment and are experiencing a steady period of growth due to an increase in export orders. This is a really exciting time to join their engineering function.
Key functions of the ideal candidate for this position include:
Working conceptual designs up into manufacturing drawings and instructions.
Production of full manufacturing drawings with bill of materials, costing, time scale & routings.
Work with MRP System.
Be able to schedule and manage time effectively with attention to detail and accuracy.
Manage a small team of design Engineers and
allocate work schedules.
Design of vacuum systems from concept to detail.
Liaison with customer (internal & external) and suppliers.
Designing new mechanisms. This could be anything from simple arrangements of machine ancillary equipment and supplies or machine guarding solutions, to complete new machine design.
Developing existing mechanisms to fit new updated design briefs.
Analysing ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs, integrate new technology, etc.
Designing machine parts and tooling mechanisms to suit specific customer requirements.
In undertaking all aspects of design work, the post holder will take into account good design practices and considerations, e.g. safety, ergonomics, design for manufacture, costing and environmental impact.
Mechanical Design qualification to at least HNC level.
5 years minimum experience including.
Detail design work.
Detail drawing to BS8888.
Component & material selection.
3D CAD modelling of parts & assemblies.
Microsoft Office Applications.
Ideally competent on 3D CAD.
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