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Mechanical Design Engineer (SolidWorks)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/07/2019
  • Duration: 3 months+
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with SolidWorks experience. The position is to work within a leading organisation who design, build, test and commission bespoke robotic manufacturing cells.

Required experience:-
Mechanical design with 2D/3D SolidWorks experience - (Design conveyor systems/ jig tooling/ brackets/ static mechanical racking /pneumatic/rack/grippers - special purpose machinery)
Innovate own designs from specifications (approx.30/50%)
Produce and evaluate conceptual designs and models
Create drawings and assembly details
Work with suppliers to produce production quality components
Work with other departments for the procurement and manufacture of mechanical assemblies
Design support and maintenance of existing mechanical assemblies
Take responsibility for ensuring that all relevant milestones are met.
Ensure all input needed for meetings are completed and relevant checklists are updated
Client site visits
Prepare management reports and data
Pro-actively manage all functions to ensure relevant actions are completed on time.

The Company:
Our client is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. They operate in around 100 countries employing over 145,000 people.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree or HND qualification in a relevant engineering
2D/3D experience essential - SolidWorks
Creative with the ability to generate design concepts from scratch
Experience in mechanical product design
Proven project management skills.

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