Job Description

The Design Engineer will be required to work within an ISO 9001 environment and carry out all aspects of design for manufacture of the company's mechanical products.

You will have a proven design background, particularly within rotating machinery or mechanical moving parts. 

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Work to ISO 9001 standards as relating to product design project work and order processing, using and exploiting the company’s 3D CAD systems (NX, Inventor and AutoCAD software) to their maximum capability.
  • Design for manufacture and assembly protocols. Produce 3D part models and assemblies and detailed 2D component and assembly drawings to current standards.
  • Provide calculations for performance and safety considerations including FEA and FMEA analysis.
  • Project manage new product development as well as existing products and individual one-off projects. This may involve assemblies for quotation requiring investigation work including the production of precise layouts, design improvements of existing components and part rationalisation.
  • Embrace company Value Analysis/ Value Engineering (VAVE) processes to generate the most cost-effective solutions and designs.
  • Produce detailed material specifications, product IOM manuals and other technical reports/documentation as required and produce and amend Bills of Material.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and participate in and lead continuous improvement activities including team kaizen events.

Key Person Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A minimum of 5 years related mechanical design experience within a 3D CAD environment
  • Application experience of FEA software preferred
  • Engineering experience related to rotating machinery / mechanical moving parts
  • Ability to work flexibly to achieve tight deadlines and targets
  • A dynamic team player with positive attitude

Minimum Education Requirements

In order to be considered for this role a candidate must be able to satisfy the following requirements:

  • Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) preferred.
  • Minimum of Higher National Certificate / Diploma with appropriate industrial experience.
  • Registered Incorporated Engineer (IEng) not essential but preferred
  • Experience of using a 3D CAD package is essential

Salary

£35,000 - £40,000 dependant on skills and experience

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Northampton, Luton, Cambridge, Kettering, Stevenage

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This is a rewarding position, offering the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of a highly professional team looking to innovate and drive performance.

The successful candidate will have / be:

  • Ideally educated to Degree level, or a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering 
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  • Previous use of AutoCAD (EPLAN would be very useful)
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry

Hours and Benefits:

  • £23,000 - £33,000 dependant on experience
  • Flexi time working, 37.5 hours per week
  • Health insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Performance based bonus

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This is a great opportunity for a successful candidate to join the business in a role offering the prospect to work with experienced Quantity Surveyors and Project Consultants and provide a wide range of development consultancy services.

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The Quantity Surveyor position will offer the chance to work on some of the largest development programmes in the UK, taking the project lead and driving forward the key stages of project design and delivery.

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Their team is structured to provide efficient, cost effective and dynamic advice, often against challenging timescales and with significant complexities. 

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This is an outstanding  opportunity for an experienced Service Engineer.  This position offers an excellent salary, great benefits package incl 28 days holiday, Contributory pension scheme and the  potential to learn and develop within the business.  

As the Service Engineer, you will be working in a fast paced and rapidly growing customer support organization with an outstanding reputation and a global leader. 

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My client is looking for a CNC Miller Setter / Operator with experience Milling and turning to join their team!

The successful CNC Miller Setter / Operator will receive the following package:

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  • Weekdays only
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  • Free Parking on site

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If you are currently a CNC Miller Setter / Operator, looking for a fresh opportunity please send your CV ASAP.