Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £38000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895467_1547040265
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2019 13:24

Job Description

Our client is long-established and respected global provider of advanced RF and microwave solutions. They have been supplying the electronic defence market for over 35 years and has an established reputation as a world leader in the supply and development of microwave products.

As Mechanical Design Engineer you will take basic outline design information and applying practical methods and theory, transform it into a mechanical design fit for purpose using Inventor (3D modelling). Creating AutoCAD drawings using Inventor that conform to both BS8888 and company standards. You will be working closely with the Electronic & RF Design Engineers to achieve the correct engineering solution for the design requirements.

Your responsibilities will include:

To provide mechanical engineering design and drawings as part of the Design Engineering Team using Autodesk Inventor for component, assembly and complete product design
To design mechanical models and design for RF devices and sub systems
To provide mechanical design and drawing for jigs and fixtures
To provide mechanical verification and implementation for new and existing products
To ensure design for manufacture is applied throughout the project
To design, produce and update drawings ensuring that products are suitable for production
To attend and contribute to design, project and process improvement meetings.
To apply mechanical engineering best practice and design products for manufacturing, questioning design standards by suggesting cost effective, easier and improved solutions
Conduct research into new materials, parts and processes
Prepare documentation for and attend design reviews
Ensure procedures for the creation, storage and distribution of drawings are followed

Qualifications / Experience

3D AutoCAD Inventor experience.
City & Guilds/National Diploma or equivalent in Mechanical Design
Mechanical engineering experience for RF products is desirable (hermetric packages, mircoelectronics)
Working knowledge of Thermal and Mechanical Finite Element Analysis
Be able to prioritise and have a pro-active approach to work.
Experience of using AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop within a Mechanical Manufacturing environment would be advantageous.

Job Title:Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary:Up to £38,000pa
Location:Shipley, Yorkshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895467


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability.
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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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