Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894616_1524843678
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2018 16:41

Job Description

Working within a Design Team, you will have the opportunity to work across the full project lifecycle, designing precision engineered, complex bespoke assemblies of an electromechanical nature. The ideal candidate will have a proven design background with bespoke capital equipment experience, a strong 3D design experience and good commercial acumen. You will have the opportunity to travel globally and receive excellent career prospects within a company that rewards and truly values its staff.

As a Mechanical Design Engineer/Project Engineer-Mechanical, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Working on design solutions for the sales team, and presenting designs at review stage
*3D design work on projects, if required
*Completing DCR's as and when required
*Assisting the shop floor team with build queries, and compiling manufacturing packs to assist fitting engineers with assembly of machinery
*Conducting feasibility studies for new concepts
*Working on new design concepts to increase equipment capabilities, or to reduce machine costs.
*Assisting with testing of equipment as required

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Experience with a multitude of different design areas, for example press tools, pneumatics, fabrications, machined components, rotating elements, sensors, actuators, conveyors, drive mechanisms, gears
*3D & 2D CAD design experience (Creo Elements Direct Modelling/Drafting preferred but other 3D systems will be considered)
*A background with complex assemblies and sub-assemblies
*Strong experience with tolerances and fits
*Experience with ferrous and non-ferrous materials
*A proven background in novel design/blank sheet design ability
*Managing design project lifecycles, and conducting design reviews to set schedules and budgets
*Use of MRP / ERP systems and CAD data management + MS office products
*Experience of design change processes
*Strong communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, a flexible approach to work and support others, with keen eye and ambition to provide the highest level of engineering design

Mechanical Design Manager/Project Engineer-Mechanical
Location- Bedfordshire
Salary- DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words: Mechanical Design, Project Engineer, manufacture, manufacturing, assemblies, electromechanical, capital equipment, lifecycle, machined components, MRP, ERP, CAD, 3D, precision

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.