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  • Job reference: RMS0180523

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/06/2017
  • Duration: permanant
  • Time left:
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The Role:

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will work closely with program managers to take projects from initial concept, right through to completion. This includes dealing directly with the customer, working from coming up with the concept design (developing layout, geometric tolerancing, scale, material selection, and design calculations), carrying out all design work and overseeing product testing and specification through to build and commissioning.
Day to day responsibilities:

* Liaising with the customers and the sales team to establish customer requirements and produce a design specification.
* Use Solidworks and AutoCAD to produce design drawings for the manufacture of sheet metal components, components for conveyor systems, pneumatics and large Steel structural fabrications. Producing Part numbers and BOM's.
* Liaising with customers and the internal sales department to establish requirements and produce a design specification.
* Assisting the sales department by producing estimated costs for tenders.
* Attending site surveys and meetings with the customer in preparation for machinery installations.
* Presentation of design solutions at internal and external customer design review meetings
* Identifying and reporting long and short term project resource requirements.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with a genuine Passion for mechanical design and development and thirst for designing bespoke machinery. You will be a forward thinking individual with imaginative and innovative mentality. You will have an appetite for bringing new ideas to the table and demonstrate a love of tackling difficult engineering projects and delivering solutions. The right candidate will be able to communicate at all levels from shop floor to senior management and enjoy managing their own design projects.

The Company:

Fircroft is currently working with a global expert in the design, development, and manufacture of special purpose machinery. The company has established themselves as a market leader and their name has become synonymous with unique quality and outstanding products. Part of the reason for their success is their ability to adapt and grow with the ever-changing needs are their customers. They are now looking to develop exciting new products from their center of excellent based in West Yorkshire.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

* Apprentice trained in a mechanical or mechatronic engineering discipline and 3 years post apprenticeship design experience.
* HNC, HND, or BSC in a relevant engineering discipline and 3 years post graduate design experience.
* Proficient in the use of Solidworks 3D design software

You will receive first class training including personal development and the opportunity to work alongside some of the most highly skilled engineers in the industry. The company is keen on investing in their staff, giving them the tools and training they need to achieve their full potential.

About Fircroft:

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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