Mechanical Engineer - Contract

£30 - £40 per hour
07 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Mechanical Engineer - Contract A world leader in their field who has been trading for nearly 150 years and export to over 46 countries worldwide. Their core values and clear ethical business practice help make this a first class company to work for. Purpose: To generate and deliver mechanical design solutions serving the new product introduction function within the Engineering department. Reports to: Lead Mechanical Engineer The Role: To develop all aspects of mechanical design solutions for new products to corporate and International standards. Develop mechanical requirement and architecture documentation maintaining traceability through to design implementation ensuring stakeholder requirements are met. Responsible for the peer review of requirements documentation. Responsible for the sign-off of design and verification documentation. Produce detailed design documentation to support the validation of design solutions. Analyse requirements using the DFMEA process to define test specifications. Examination of designs using component level DFMEA process. Produce technical documentation for production, installation and service. Assess the safety of product designs using Product Safety Hazard Analysis process. Coach and mentor mechanical engineers in the fulfilment of their role. Working closely with other engineering disciplines to ensure that product performance, reliability and cost expectations are met Communicating the results and status of projects clearly and effectively Assessing and handling supplier relationships for technical and commercial negotiations Qualifications: Holds an HNC/Degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline relevant to mechanical engineering. Knowledge: Expert knowledge of techniques for analysing mechanical systems, including structural failure, fatigue, vibration, and acoustics Thorough knowledge of FEA analysis techniques and tools (Preferably Creo Simulate) Strong knowledge of techniques for manufacturing steel parts and the common issues associated with these. Thorough understanding of GD&T tolerancing. Understanding of the V-model development process. Understanding of Systems Engineering principles. Experience: Significant experience in the design and development of mechanical or electro-mechanical systems, preferably which include safety critical elements, machinery design, sheetmetal and fabrication, motor and gearing applications, mechanisms, material selection and machine reliability. Experience in the creation and application of test specifications to demonstrate success to requirements. Experience producing and checking technical drawings to BS8888 quality standards. Experience leading designs with an emphasis on assembly and DFM best practise. Experience working within a project structure to time critical deadlines. Experience using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to component level. Experience working within a project structure to time critical deadlines. Skills: The ability to specify system components to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications The ability to develop mathematics based models for performance prediction, design and analysis. Proficient in the use of CAD design packages to realise designs (preferably Pro-E/Creo). Ability to write clear and effective requirements and specifications. Proficient in the ability to calculate and evaluate tolerance stack up in assemblies. Proficient in creating technical reports for management review Competent in the use of PC tools; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project. Ability to clearly communicate design solutions. Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - Contract Reference No: 229193 Location: Hampshire Job Type is Contract : Rate Guide: £30 to c£40 pr/hr Please apply to Paul Surridge, Operations Director, 01233 658016 RHL is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy within Design & Manufacture talent acquisition. Recruitment Holdings Ltd (RHL) acts as an Employment Business and as an Employment Agency. This job was originally posted as

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