Mechanical Design Engineer

Title:            Mechanical Design Engineer

Basic Job Specification

  • Solidworks, able to produce parts, assemblies and drawings – ESSENTIAL.
  • AutoCAD / Draftsight –  working knowledge.
  • Some knowledge of Packaging machines – WOULD BE BRILLIANT.
  • Machine building – ESSENTIAL
  • Able to carry out all stages of the machine design process,– ESSENTIAL.
    • Assessing the project requirements
    • Undertake relevant research and testing
    • Working through concepts and calculations
    • Liaising with customers
    • Modelling and detail drawing.
    • Able to carry out calculations for sizing motors, gearbox’s, shafts, belts etc.
    • Liaise with outside suppliers
  • Familiar with the machinery directive for machine design – EXPECTED
  • Familiar with servo motor control and other automation equipment. – ESSENTIAL
  • Mechanical role – so knowledge of gears, cams and mechanisms. – ESSENTIAL
  • 5 years’ experience in mechanical engineering design – ESSENTIAL
  • Office – Excel for BOMS etc. – EXPECTED
  • Special projects – WOULD BE NICE
  • Confidant and able to present the designs and ideas to all levels
  • Methodical with an eye for detail. – ESSENTIAL
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated. – EXPECTED
  • Team player. – ESSENTIAL
  • Resourceful and able to interrogate existing legacy drawings and BOMS in various formats. – EXPECTED
  • Able to do some reverse engineering when required. ESSENTIAL
  • Some occasional international travel – EXPECTED
  • Overtime is not common but may be needed at times to meet deadlines -EXPECTED

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