Mechanical Design Engineer

£30k-£35k pa
20 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer
Matrix is currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer. The ideal candidate must have good knowledge of CAD packages (Inventor) and experience of FEA (Finite Element Analysis).

Matrix Machine Tool (Coventry) Ltd
Location: Coventry
Salary: Competitive (Dependant on experience)
Position Type: Permanent
Contract: Full Time- (Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am – 4.30pm, Friday 8am – 3.30pm)


  • Preparation of drawings and BOM’s for manufacture.
  • Regenerate & Update old & new drawing formats on the CAD system database to standardise drawings where possible.
  • Improve and update existing designs to achieve the use of common components, improve quality and reduce assembly times.
  • Design new products including grinding machines, sub-assemblies, fixtures, loading mechanisms and tooling.
  • Design of gear systems, slide ways, machine bases, hydraulic and pneumatic systems etc.
  • 3D CAD Modelling and Draughting on Autodesk Inventor 2010 creating drawings of sheet metal fabricated metal components and castings.
  • Calculating forces (inertia, torque, etc.).
  • Produce design solutions that meet customer and internal requirements, conform to safety and other legal requirements.
  • Preparation of documentation for manufacture and assembly i.e. drawings, bills of materials etc…
  • Liaison with shop floor staff, design engineers, sales team and suppliers.

This position requires a well-motivated, confident Mechanical Design Engineers who can demonstrate the following;

  • A strong background in 3D Cad Design, FEA, geometric and dimensional tolerances.
  • Experience in machine tools design.
  • Experience in selecting motors, calculate inertia, torque.
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD is essential.
  • Relevant qualification i.e. HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering Ability to work in a demanding environment providing accurate and timely output to a high standard.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking global market leader and to work within a skilled friendly team. It is an ideal positon for someone who is looking to further develop their career in a pro-active environment. In addition to this the company also offers 25 days holiday per year + 8 statutory bank holidays. There is also a Pension & Health Care scheme in place.

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