Mechanical Design Engineer

ASC Connections
27.00 - 30.00 GBP Hourly + GBP27 - GBP30/hour
09 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Birmingham

Contract: Strong rates based on experience.

Job type: Contract

A market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of mechanical handling are seeking contractors to assist with a major on-going project.

The successful candidate will have experience in the design of mechanical handling equipment or the conveyor market. If you have experience in logistics conveyor systems, this will be a huge advantage.

On a day to day, you will be support the lead engineer in aspects of all projects. Starting with developing the project layouts and concepts, control of the master layouts whilst collaborating with the lead engineer to ensure risk assessments are competed.

The successful mechanical design engineer will be a team player but also able to work separately with a hard-working ethic. There may be occasions where you will be asked to run your own project if required.

You will have a good technical background with strong mechanical handling/conveyor systems knowledge. There may be a requirement to attend site to help determine the root cause of technical issues and assist with the problem-solving process.

Experience in:

Conveyors and mechanical handling within the automotive industry and other industrial environments. Preferably in roller conveyors, overhead monorails systems, floor conveyors and similar equipment as well as general mechanical handling equipment
Having the ability to deliver multiple projects, often simultaneously
Outstanding project delivery

Essential Skills

Have the ability to problem-solve, undertake layout design, GA Layouts and detail design, undertake engineering calculations
Manage and control documents (drawings, calculations etc.) to ensure correct dissemination of information
Understanding the need to communicate and escalate matters to senior management, within and outside of the organisation.
Willing to work nationally and internationally
Driven with progression in mind
Ability to work on several projects simultaneously
Experience of automotive conveyor systems, automation, robotics, Body in White assembly, Trim and Final assembly, special purpose machines, handling systems

Desirable Skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills
A confident and determined approach
A high degree of self-motivation and drive
The ability to work independently and as part of a team
Hand Calculations
Able to meet deadlines and follow through on commitments
Use of AutoCAD, 3D CAD modelling/detailing. Inventor or Solidworks
Finite element analysis - Solid works, Inventor.
Problem solving skillsPlease note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities