Hydraulic Design Engineer
Scarborough, York

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Discipline: Design, Hydraulic, Industrial

Speciality: AutoCAD, Design, Mechanical, Solidworks

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £35000 - £40000

Apply by: 28/07/2017

Min Experience: 5 years


We are looking to recruit a Hydraulics Design Engineer to join my client on a permanent basis at their site in North Yorkshire. The successful candidate will be required to provide Engineering Design support to ensure that Production / Quality / Design issues are addressed to ensure a continual production flow. Candidates must have previous experience working within a Hydraulic/ Mechanical Design role. Candidates will be minimum of HND qualified within a mechanical engineering discipline with a solid understanding of Hydraulics however individuals with demonstrable experience in a similar role with lesser qualifications may be considered.

•Work with the R & D Department for the generation of ideas for developments and new products.
•To be responsible for small projects, or sub-sections of larger projects.
•To instruct and train more subordinate engineering staff.
•Produce design specifications and documentation to ISO 9001.
•To provide technical support to the production, logistics and integration departments.
•To actively assist sales and marketing in the preparation of quotes and proposals.
• Offsite engineering support for new build and existing products.
• Assist in the preparation of operating and maintenance manuals.
• Provide customer support and assist in the training of customer operating personnel.
•Other activities as directed by the engineering manager.
•To work within the requirements of company procedures and national and international regulations.
•To work within the timescales and budgets set by the company.
•To provide design on projects, using the following Hydraulic Systems engineering skills:
*Pumping systems(oil and water)
*Systems component selection, cylinders, valves, pumps, motors etc.
*Systems sizing, flow loss calculations etc.
*Geotechnical, soil mechanics and jetting calculations.
*Knowledge of control engineering and control software.
*Gas systems design, breathing and high pressure air systems
*Pipework layout and support, fitting systems etc.
*Knowledge of a range of sealing systems, uses and applications.
*Knowledge of load, deflection and stress analysis.
*Cost consciousness

Qualifications & Skills
• Minimum of HND in an Mechanical/ Hydraulic Discipline however candidates with lesser qualifications and demonstrable experience may be considered.
• Previous experience with AutoCAD / Solidworks
• Happy to travel as required