Mechanical Design Engineer
RE People 35000.00 British Pound . GBP Per annum
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
Mechanical Design Engineer required for my client, a leading design and manufacturer of specialist purpose machinery.
Key Activities of Design Engineer:
Design and coordination of mechanical elements of complex, integrated automation systems and cells
Attend design meetings/reviews and communicate your design intent
Take part in reviews of new/revised design proposals, including reviewing manufacturing and assembly costs
Prepare drawings for sub-contractors both in UK and overseas, carry out liaison work with sub-contractors including resolving issues in the design and its interpretation
Carry out modifications to existing drawings and designs identified during build / maintenance, following analysis and cost justification
Provide input and advice to the manufacturing / commissioning teams during the installation of the project on-site
Take part in design improvement reviews of existing machinery
Improve and update existing designs to ensure the design meets all relevant health and safety requirement & compliance with European directives.
Prepare manufacturing drawings.
Prepare layout drawings.
Prepare design calculations, specifications and documentations
Create CAD models in SolidWorks and co-ordinate the design with other parties
Competency Profile for Design Engineer:
Proficient in SolidWorks
An excellent ability to model (3D) and produce manufacturing drawings (2D)
An excellent grasp of engineering and design principles
Familiarity with pneumatics, electric motors & electronic control systems
An understanding of machine building processes and construction methods
Experience designing conveyor equipment would be advantageous
General computer literacy including Outlook, Excel and Word
Qualifications & experience
Academic qualifications of minimum HND, potentially a degree in engineering
Engineering design experience, ideally in a machine build environment, or another capacity requiring a broad engineering knowledge