Mechanical Engineer - Product Design

£40000 - £65000 per annum
03 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Aksana Walford
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a number of Mechanical Design Engineers to join a world leading R&D consultancy in Hertfordshire. The company is focusing on developing award-winning products and provide process development services for clients across sectors including healthcare, communications and electronics, consumer products and defence. You must be a complete/all- round Mechanical Design Engineer - this is NOT a simple CAD Pilot or Industrial Design job with endless time in front of a CAD station. Knowledge of 2D/3D CAD, be it Creo (Pro-E), Solidworks, CATIA, AutoCAD, etc is important but you must be able to take those designs and turn them into a proven concept and prototype -and then on to a finished product. You will be joining an exceptionally gifted, enthusiastic and friendly group of Design Engineers coming up with cutting edge solutions and designs for the next generation of technology products. You will become a leader in your field and the potential career progression is superb!

Essential Requirements:

Minimum 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject

High level of proficiency in 3D CAD systems; preferably SolidWorks

Experience and knowledge of FEA modelling

Substantial commercial experience in Mechanical Engineering from a system or product design

Perspective, from concept, through to detail design, to scale-up and volume manufacturing

Intuitive understanding of risk management

Desirable Skills:

Understanding of plastic/polymer moulding for parts and tool design (particularly high volume)

Tolerance analysis for mass production

Knowledge of mechanical assembly processes and good DFMA skills

Understanding of quality control and risk management

Working knowledge and experience of the regulatory environment in the USA and EU

Customer focus, with a professional and confident communication style