SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

Job Description

Company and Role:

This is your chance to work for world leading precision engineering pioneers, who are part of a multi-billion-dollar group.

They continually develop products to meet the ever-increasing demands of next generation technologies, across a range of industries.

Working as part of the businesses R&D team, this role is an exciting hands-on opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplined team on the next generation of innovative main line products.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the design process from cradle to grave including concept generation, design, analysis, testing, manufacturability and post-development support.

The successful candidate will take ownership of work packages and be responsible for designing subsystems and integrating these into the overall product.

Benefits for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Salary is negotiable dependent on experience

You Will Have:

  • The desire to work at the forefront of precision engineering innovation
  • A track record of being a strong contributor within teams, designing complex mechanisms and drives typically with DC motors in (precision) mechanics, mechatronics or systems engineering
  • A desire to take a design and prove its function through prototype, construction, testing, supporting calculations and documentation and production.
  • Have a strong “can do” attitude with a hunger to learn and expand their knowledge & capabilities
  • Proven experience using a range of 3D CAD technologies

Essential Skills:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical discipline or a strong technical background
  • Experience with 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks)
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes and design for manufacture
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Passionate about all aspects of new technologies
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the drive & desire to create excellent products
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills as this role works closely across cross-functional internal teams

Commutable from Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Tamworth, Derby, Nuneaton, Coventry

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The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

The Role:

The Civil Engineering Technician is an integral part of the UK & Ireland sales team providing technical support for both external and internal customers. Working closely with the Technical Sales Support Engineer the role will manage technical enquiries received from multiple sources assisting customers in a timely and efficient manor enhancing the company customer centric ethos.

The incumbent will engage confidently with clients, consultants and contractors providing solutions for civil engineering challenges, promoting company values and developing additional leads where possible. Although the primary objective of the role is to provide customer support work will be varied to include summarisation of detailed project information and the opportunity to produce designs.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £27,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Death in Service 3 times salary
  • Company sick pay

General Information:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea / coffee and filtered water
  • On site cooking facilities
  • International Company
  • Market Leaders
  • Opportunity to progress within role and Company
  • Christmas Shut down

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Provide a prompt and accurate response to technical enquires from all sources.
  • Confidently communicate technical information via telephone, email or other format satisfying customer requirements.
  • Receive and co-ordinate an appropriate response to MQL (Marketing Qualified Lead) enquiries, including technical advice, feasibility solutions and/or summarising of information for further processing.
  • Gather appropriate information from external customers to enable effective tracking of opportunities and eventual sale of company solutions.
  • Assess technical information received from internal and external sources summarising key parameters and describing customer to be passed to the design department for processing.
  • Build strong working relationships cross-functionally providing technical support to internal customers as required including external seal, design and customer services.
  • Use all technological tools provided by the company to accurately track work completed and opportunities with specific attention to CRM management.

Person Specification:

  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (or similar).
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively through various formats including telephone and email.
  • Capacity to assess design drawings and technical reports to extract the required parameters to provide support and/or produce a design.
  • Previous experience working within an office environment and/or within the civil engineering sector would be advantageous.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment, ability to work on own initiative and plan own workload effectively. High level of computer literacy, use of design software, Microsoft office, CRM systems etc.
  • Enthusiasm to grow technical knowledge, keep up to speed with new developments and engage with academic/industry bodies. An awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015 regulations would be of benefit.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment.

Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Package and Hours for a Senior Design Engineer:

  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • Bonus potential, 7.5%
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Company sick pay
  • Relocation package if required

The Role of a Senior Design Engineer:

A vacancy for a Senior Design Engineer has now arisen to join the existing UK Design Team. The successful candidate will provide all design aspects of solutions in the UK and internationally. These solutions comprise feasibility assessment, detailed design, working drawings, specification, quantity estimate and material supply with professional indemnity insurance support. 

  • The successful candidate should be a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with 5 years’ experience of geotechnical design work.
  • 4+ years’ experience of geotechnical pavement design work
  • Experience of slope stability assessment and retaining wall design, plus experience of Transport Sector including pavement design (ideally Highways sector) is desirable
  • Good interpersonal skills are essential
  • Experience with standard computer programmes and AutoCAD is also necessary as there will be a requirement for hands-on involvement in the provision of solutions within a collaborative team environment
  • The UK design office is central to the sales support and the ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure is of paramount importance.

Commutable From Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (GRADUATE / JUNIOR)

We are working with an engineering consultancy who are tasked to create a range of products for a myriad of industry sectors across the globe. Their products are designed, developed and tested to meet tough quality and reliability standards and to their own (ISO) in-house standards as well.

The company are looking to expand their team with a Junior Mechanical Designer, ideally someone who has recently graduated or completed an apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering and has good exposure of a 3D CAD package with some experience of designing and modelling components, fabrications, and machine parts.

The role will be part of a small team and each project will often involve the complete design, test and prototype of a product, prior to being released for manufacture.

The right candidate will have a strong interest in mechanical design engineering, with the ability to calculate and problem solve mechanical issues. The position is best suited to someone who also has spent sometime in industry using 3D CAD, either as a placement year or time served.

If you are looking for a good 360 Hands-on position that will offer a 100% Design Engineering position from day one and also be part of the company’s aggressive Innovation and New Product Development plans, this would be a good position for you.

Main Requirements:

  • Formal Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree, HND, HNC)
  • Good 3D CAD Skills - (SolidWorks, Creo, Inventor etc)
  • Good General Mechanical principles knowledge
  • Experience of Fabrications, Machined & Casted Parts
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Academic Qualifications A Level & GCSE’s
  • Good Project and Problem-Solving skills

This is a great role to either start your career or to get it going in the right direction, with a company who have a strong track record for developing their staff.

For more information please contact Peter Hampshire with your latest CV.

 

SALES MANAGER - SCOTLAND AND NORTH OF ENGLAND (HOME BASED)

Do you have experience of selling into the agricultural sector? Do you have an interest in the capital equipment industry? This may be the perfect opportunity for you.

An industry leading, agricultural capital equipment manufacturer is seeking a Sales Manager to manage business development and account management activities in Scotland and the North of England.

Benefits:

  • The Sales Manager will receive a basic salary of around £40,000 + car + bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • The Sales Manager will be responsible for identifying key end users and distributors accounts to sell the equipment into.
  • They will also be responsible for managing existing accounts, both end user and distribution partners to increase revenues in the region.

The company sell rotary mowing equipment which is primarily fitted to agricultural vehicles such as tractors, so experience selling related products and services would be highly advantageous.

The Sales Manager will be working for one of the most well-known brands in the industry, with a well-established reputation which will mean most doors are half open to begin with.

For more information, get in touch today!

 

A longstanding, reputable Precision Engineering Company who supplies to Aerospace markets is looking for a Gear cutter to join the team as an operator and help with the demand in orders. If you are an experienced Gear Cutter who’s looking to join a welcoming company, who can offer new skills and competitive package, continue reading…

Benefits for the successful Gear Cutter:

  • £14 - £15 per hour dependent on experience
  • Overtime available at 1.3x -1.5x hourly rate
  • Early Finish on Friday
  • Off Road Parking
  • Uniform & PPE Provided
  • Days only shift
  • Tea & Coffee provided

Skills of the Gear Cutter:

  • Experienced Gear Cutting
  • Hobbing & shaping experience

This Gear Cutter role is commutable from Lutterworth, Whetstone, Leicester & Hinckley

 

PRINCIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER

SALARY: UP TO £60,000 DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE

A chance has arisen to join an established Leicestershire based Structural Engineering Company that has earned and maintained a reputation for delivering technical expertise to a wide range of Building Structure projects of all sizes, values and complexities.

This is a real opportunity to join a team of Structural Engineers that have expertise and interest in the behaviour of reinforced concrete and steel structures, multi-story construction, the development of public buildings, offices, schools and hotels on inner city and brownfield sites.

This Principal Engineering role offers an excellent opportunity for the right Engineer to join an ambitious, forward-thinking team and work on a wide range of interesting building structure projects across several sectors and various construction materials focusing on steel masonry and timber frame design.  The Principle Engineer must be innovative, progressive and dynamic to keep up with the pace of change with customer requirements, culture and continuous movement in goal posts. With responsibilities of project management, tendering, quoting, costing, report writing, performing site visits and structural design, the Principle Engineer would never be bored.

Benefits for the Principal Civil Engineer:

  • Generous Salary
  • Company paid mileage
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • A clean facility with amenities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Office hours of 9-5.30pm (hour lunch)

The Principal Civil Engineer MUST be:

  • An Experienced Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Organised with an ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to manage their own workload and work under pressure
  • Experienced with Building Structures

Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Corby, Birmingham, Coventry.

For more details please send your CV ASAP.