Job Description

A Midland based busy company with a current strong order book into 2021, are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with ideally 8 - 10 years exposure of Material Handling moving Machinery Design, with the ability to use both 2D & 3D CAD.

The position will be part of a lively small project team that are responsible for designing and building one-off and bespoke material handling equipment that normally combines both static and moving part machinery and fabrications.

The right candidate will have had recent experience with sheet metal forming and fabrication, structural and machinery design and have a good working knowledge of incorporating motors and moving parts into designs.

The industry sectors supported, vary between Industrial Laundry, Distribution, E-commerce and Automotive and the small project team will get involved in the complete project life cycle of each programme and order.

Skills Required

  • Mechanical Design biased – 2D & 3D CAD (Ideally Solidworks, Solid Edge, Inventor or similar)
  • 8 – 10 Years’ experience working within a materials handling or bespoke moving machinery background
  • A good understanding of mechanical principles and working to set engineering standards
  • A good knowledge of manufacturing and assembly techniques with different materials, particularly folded, welded and punched sheet steel.
  • A good appreciation of electrical and controls systems within automation to enable collaboration with specialists in these fields (No electrical circuit or control system design is expected from the candidate).
  • Some good project engineering ability and good exposure of taking projects from concept through to production.
  • Good working experience of Design Quality and Bill of Materials and Design Changes

Attributes Required

  • A candidate who is generally interested in mechanical engineering
  • A good team and project player, who is happy to adapt and support projects
  • A strong proactive attitude and self-motivated
  • A natural problem solver
  • Able to remain focused, professional and calm during demanding and challenging projects
  • Willingness to support projects with extra hours when needed
  • Someone who works well within a small busy team

Package

  • Salary £40,000- £45,000
  • Working week 8.30 – 5pm Mon – Thurs & 8.30 – 3.30pm Fri
  • (Hours can be 7.30 – 4pm or 9.30 – 6pm if required)

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