Senior Design Engineer

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP40000/annum
16 Jul 2019
13 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Lamonby Recruitment have an exciting new opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client, a leading manufacturer of specialist handling machinery based in Stoke.
They are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with significant experience in the design, manufacture and development of turnkey automated systems who wants to join their successful team to take the business to the next level.
Role Responsibilities

- 3D Design and 2D detail of bespoke handling machinery
- Be able to support colleagues internal/external to the Drawing Office
- Run through projects with Project Managers & gain as much information as possible
- Generate accurate detailed drawings and BOM for manufacture of all relevant components, including all requisite details such as materials, finishes and welds
- Review external drawings / sketches
- Review multiple documents to ensure that you have gathered all relevant information
- Create model / drawings to company standards
- Ensure that if the design changes, it has a quick turnaround time
- Make sure that all manufacturing drawings are produced and approved in advance, to hit deadlines

Essential skills

- At least 5 to 10 years significant experience in the mechanical design of automated systems
- Extensive experience with delivering systems into manufacturing environments
- Expert knowledge of component parts including pneumatics, motors, drives, encoders etc. from major suppliers
- Working familiarity with CAD environment, preferably SolidWorks
- Ability to interpret customers specifications & evaluate customer products & designs
- Ability to employ engineering techniques to produce robust, innovative solutions
- Familiarity with Machinery safety directive, PUWER, CE Marking
- Familiarity with ISO 9001 Quality Systems and procedures
- Ability to take a leading role as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team
- A focus on meeting project deadlines & budgets
- An ability to contribute to multiple concurrent jobs.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office


- GBP30,000 - GBP40,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications)
- 33 days holiday
- 2 x salary Death in Service cover
- Free off street parking

Hours - 40 hours / week Mon - Fri (Some flexibility with hours may be possible)