Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Due to recent growth we are looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team.

The role:

  • To design and oversee special purpose machine projects from order acceptance to customer hand over

  • To be responsible for the design and detailing of projects

  • To communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and team members

  • To be part of a team dedicated to delivering projects to plan and to budget

  • To visit customer sites as appropriate to fully understand their requirements

  • To assess and improve design concepts along with a team at sales quotation stage to reduce risks, costs and lead times

  • To conduct project reviews with customers on a periodic basis

  • To negotiate with external suppliers and obtain the most cost-efficient materials in line with project budgets and time plans

Candidate profile:

  • Degree qualified/HNC/HND or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in mechanical design role ideally related to automation machinery

  • Competence in mechanical design, robotics, automation, design of mechanical mechanisms and pneumatic systems would be an advantage

  • Expert user of 3D parametric CAD package, ideally Solid-edge however use of Solid-works, Inventor, Creo etc would also be considered

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of successfully delivering mechanical design projects to required timescale and budget

  • Knowledge and understanding of the various national and international standards for machine design and machine safety systems and requirements to CE mark machine systems

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal

  • Desire to combine practical application with a theoretical approach

  • Prepared to travel within the UK and overseas where necessary

To apply please send a full CV in the strictest confidence, including current salary details to [email protected] quoting reference number ATM201802.

Direct applications only - strictly no recruiting agencies.

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