Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Location
South Wales
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
06 Jun 2017
Ref
J41268
Contact
Brett Lofthouse
Sector
Design
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer
South Wales
Salary depending on experience

I am looking for an experienced Mechanical engineer with a good understanding of designing components to operate in challenging environments in a highly competitive industry.

You would be supporting major cross department projects and so previous exposure to other fields of engineering, preferable electrical would be desirable.
You would be working with other engineers in the group with equipment design/integration and expect to work to tight deadlines in a highly regulated industry.
You would show initiative and be motivated to learn new skills, very adaptable and keen to take advantage of the opportunities my client can offer in progressing your personal development.

You will be based in the South Wales; however this position may also involve a small amount of international travel.

Key Responsibilities:
• Mechanical design projects from concept to release as product.
• Designing mechanical components to operate in a vacuum environment.
• Working in multi-disciplined project teams for systems design.
• Pneumatic systems design.
• Obsolescence engineering.
• Producing key reports from first principles to meet regulation requirements.
• Other documentation –Service Bulletins, Procedures, Reports, Engineering Drawings

Support activities
• Support other areas of the business such as Customer Support and the Manufacturing Dept
• Mentoring to junior engineers

Qualifications and Experience:
• Minimum Degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics engineering or related.
• 3D CAD experience with Solid Edge or similar is essential.
• Proven experience working in a development and design environment.
• Design experience for CNC machining would be desirable.
• Experience using FEA (Finite Element Analysis) analysis tools.
• Good understanding of CE/SEMI compliance requirements would be desirable.

Key Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Be flexible and able to prioritize
• The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
• Good IT Skills (minimum Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Keywords: Mechanical Design, Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, 3D CAD, Machinery, Equipment, CE compliance, South Wales, UK

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