Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer – Bespoke Automation Projects

 

Our client is a successful innovative company specialising in bespoke automation projects. Working amongst new and exciting technologies in a challenging / rewarding environment.

 

They have an expert in house team delivering concepts that produce solutions to their customers production problems.

 

Clients include Automotive, Food/Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Electronics, Plastics, Aggregates - They design Special Purpose Machines, Complete Production Lines, Industrial Robotics, & Control Systems.

 

Our client is looking for an innovative senior mechanical designer with experience in a similar company, mainly focused on concept design for automation from a blank canvas - for example this could be a bespoke design of a complete production line or a one- off machine

 

  • You will have a good understanding of pneumatics, jigs & fixtures, generating schematics and specifying pneumatic components from scratch
  • Concept design within the automation sector from a blank canvass
  • Produce design calculations to back up design  (hand calculations and FEA simulations)
  • You will have a good understanding of SolidWorks (preferred) or Inventor CAD package
  • You will be able to interpret customers technical requirements, produce detailed specification and design that will meet those requirements and be within the budget allowed by the project  
  • You will have excellent communication & interpersonal skills, used to communicating with customers, suppliers, and internal departments at all levels

 

Key Responsibilities for the role of Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • To interpret the customer’s technical requirements, produce a detailed specification and design that will meet those requirements and be within the budget allowed by the project.
  • To source and expedite all materials in sufficient time to commence production and/or installation on the dates specified by the production schedule.
  • To assist in ensuring that all delivery, completion, commissioning & installation dates are met.
  • To provide technical support for all operatives, ensuring quality assurance both during the build and on project completion.
  • To ensure the internal Project Flow process is followed and documented.
  • To aid the development of control systems ensuring the system works as per the specification and to the customer’s satisfaction.
  • To identify and implement improvements in the performance of your duties with a view to improving the efficient operation of your activity within the design department and / or the business.

 

Skills/Experience required for role of Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Have good understanding of SolidWorks (preferred) or Inventor CAD package.
  • Have a good understanding of pneumatics, jigs and fixtures, generating schematics and specifying pneumatic components from scratch. 
  • Experience working in a similar akin company for 3 or more years in a role mainly focused on design for automation from a blank canvas. 
  • Degree, HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in a related subject
  • Innovative, creative individual able to deliver bespoke designs to customers’ requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, customer facing experience

 

Keywords:  Automation, Concept Design, Bespoke Design, Mechanical, Special Purpose Machines, Complete Production Lines, Robotics, Controls, SolidWorks, CAD, Pneumatics, Jigs and Fixtures, Schematics, Pneumatic Components, Design for Automation from blank canvas, FEA, design calculations, Hand Calculations

 

Mechanical Design Engineer – Bespoke Automation Projects

Salary:  competitive plus benefits

Location:  Worcester, Worcestershire