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  • Job reference: RMS0112434

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Harwell
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/07/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a leader in nuclear measurements and instrumentation with over 40 years experience in their field.

The Role:
To produce CAD design layouts and subsequent manufacturing drawings for instrumentation.
Although the equipment is mainly electronic, the main requirement is to provide mechanical engineering input to the design process.

- To Progress design projects from initial R&D brief, to concept, and on to full manufacturing drawings.
- To make effective use of CAD tools to complete designs and drawings in a timely manner.
- To accurately produce manufacturing drawings in full accordance with IEC Standards, suitable for cost effective manufacture.
- To carry out changes and modifications to support and update existing designs.
- To carry out any investigation and liaison as may be required, in conjunction with the manufacturer, to produce a cost effective design.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Completed relevant apprenticeship and/or Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent
- Significant 2D CAD and/or drawing board experience
- Significant relevant mechanical design experience
- Significant 3D solid modelling experience (preferably with either Mechanical Desktop or Inventor software)
- Must possess a sound understanding of a wide variety of manufacturing processes, techniques and materials.
- Ability to work independently in all areas of this role.
- Must be able to plan multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
- Must be fully conversant with AutoCAD 2D & 3D Modelling.
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