Mechanical Design Engineer
Bridgwater
DS200919MechDes
Manufacturing
Permanent

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Discipline: Design, Hydraulic, Manufacturing, Mechanical

Speciality: Design, Mechanical, Solidworks

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £36000 - £38000

Apply by: 18/10/2019

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a specialist organisation who design, manufacture, commission and service bespoke machinery which is primarily used in the cleaning of engineering components within a manufacturing environment.

Established over 25 years ago the company provides automated solutions to clients in the Uk and overseas across a range of industries including Automotive, Aerospace and Nuclear applications.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of components, sub-assemblies and complete bespoke systems that meet customer specifications.

As the company manufacture automated machinery the Mechanical Design Engineer must have experience in this field and be able to deliver a full set of engineering drawings and bill of materials for all designs.

 

Role Responsibilities

  • To provide a mechanical design service to the company creating detailed fabrication and manufacturing drawings
  • Undertake mechanical design activities as required for new equipment and modify existing designs
  • Prepare concept drawings to obtain quotations and basic costings
  • Using SolidWorks, prepare a full set of drawings and BOMs for all designs
  • Ensure all designs comply with best design codes of practice as well as meeting specifications, requirements, objectives and safety standards
  • Liaise with other internal company departments as required
  • Take the design lead on projects from the Design, Build, and testing of automated machines.
  • Travel to site where the machines are built as required to assist with design related issues
  • Support the project manager until completion of all related tasks.
  • Integrate into the design team and share knowledge within the department and helping with the development of graduate design engineers.
  • Produce technical documentation and operation manuals for machines
  • Undertake ad hoc activities as directed by the Design Manager

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Must have a Mechanical Engineering qualification HNC/HND (or a closely related discipline) or equivalent qualification
  • Good eye for detail and solid knowledge of manufacturing processes to ensure accurate drawings
  • Experience in the use of 3D CAD preferred (ideally SolidWorks).
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering, materials and fluids, automation desirable
  • Ability to generate designs in a timely manner
  • Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word programmes.
  • Ability to generate designs in a timely manner
  • Flexible and prepared to travel to subcontractors and customers as required in and outside the UK

 

Note: – Apex Engineering are acting as an Employment Agency

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a Mechanical Engineering qualification HNC/HND (or a closely related discipline) or equivalent qualification
  • Good eye for detail and solid knowledge of manufacturing processes to ensure accurate drawings
  • Experience in the use of 3D CAD preferred (ideally SolidWorks).
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering, materials and fluids, automation desirable
  • Ability to generate designs in a timely manner
  • Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word programmes.
  • Ability to generate designs in a timely manner
  • Flexible and prepared to travel to subcontractors and customers as required in and outside the UK

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To provide a mechanical design service to the company creating detailed fabrication and manufacturing drawings
  • Undertake mechanical design activities as required for new equipment and modify existing designs
  • Prepare concept drawings to obtain quotations and basic costings
  • Using SolidWorks, prepare a full set of drawings and BOMs for all designs
  • Ensure all designs comply with best design codes of practice as well as meeting specifications, requirements, objectives and safety standards
  • Liaise with other internal company departments as required
  • Take the design lead on projects from the Design, Build, and testing of automated machines.
  • Travel to site where the machines are built as required to assist with design related issues
  • Support the project manager until completion of all related tasks.
  • Integrate into the design team and share knowledge within the department and helping with the development of graduate design engineers.
  • Produce technical documentation and operation manuals for machines
  • Undertake ad hoc activities as directed by the Design Manager