Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Star Employment Services
Location
Cannock
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

On behalf of our Cannock based client, Star Employment Services are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. As a world leader within their industry our client is seeking to recruit a strong and highly self motivated engineer to complement and lead their small in house design team. This role would suit a Mechanical Design Engineer from a manufacturing background looking for a creative, dynamic role within a specialist industry offering excellent future development opportunities.

Qualifications and Experience:

A recognised qualification in mechanical engineering (or equivalent)

Proven experience in a mechanical design engineer role with a strong understanding of manufacturing processes

Role and Responsibilities:

Day to day 3D CAD design of machinery including assembly layouts/ drawings incl. engineering calculations for stress

Taking a leading role in the successful completion of a design and project delivery by the design team.

Producing detailed 3D design drawings for in house manufacture

Completion of all procedural paperwork including material selection creation of B.O.M.

Design for manufacturing principles

GTD principles/ methodology

Ensure that all products are designed to be fit-for-purpose in accordance with customer requirements, company practice and recognized engineering standards.

Continuously strive to improve product design methods and procedures to ensure customers choose their products ahead of those offered by their competitors.

Ensuring adherence to all company policies and prevailing business regulations.

Ensuring customer satisfaction through your interface with them.

Skills and Abilities:

Proficient in Solidworks & AutoCad, with good experience of FEA analysis, CFD & Fluid Dynamics

Strong design skills of sheet metal fabricated sections

Excellent CAD skills

Problem solving skills

Excellent communication skills and a good team leader/ worker

Additional skills of special interest include electrical systems and pneumatic or hydraulic controls.

Have proven and successful involvement of managing design projects of different types.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits:

Career progression

Very competitive salary

Company Car

Bonus

Company Pension

Death in service benefit