Mechanical Design Engineer
One point recruitment is looking to appoint a Mechanical Design Engineer on behalf of our client. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking company who are currently undergoing a phase of expansion. The role reports to the Technical Manager Responsibilities: · Machine building experience is a necessity to the success of the role · Ability to carry out all stages of the machine design process is essential · Assessing the project requirements · Undertake relevant research and testing · Working through concepts and calculations · Liaising with customers · Modelling and detail drawing · Able to carry out calculations for sizing motors, gearbox’s, shafts, belts etc. · Liaise with outside suppliers · Familiarity with the machinery directive for machine design · Familiarity with servo motor control and other automation equipment · Mechanical biased role-knowledge of gears, cams and mechanisms is required · Demonstrated substantial experience in mechanical engineering design Qualities/Skills: · MS Office – Excel for BOMS etc. · Solidworks, able to produce parts, assemblies and drawings · AutoCad/draftsight – a working knowledge of this is essential · Machine building · Some knowledge of packaging machines would be advantageous · Special projects- experience of this would be desirable · Confident and able to present designs and ideas to all levels · Methodical with an eye for detail · Enthusiastic and self-motivated · Team Player · Resourceful and able to interrogate existing legacy drawings and BOMS in various formats · Able to do some reverse engineering when required · Able to undertake some occasional international travel · Flexible attitude to working hours Due to the volume of applications received, it is with regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 5 day, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.