Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

Scott Logan

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Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

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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

 

The Role:

*** This role is inside IR35 and PAYE ***

Our client is currently looking for a Product Validation Engineer to assist in the development and testing of (custom) Battery packs.

Initial duration is 6 months with a preferred start date of be March 9th.

The role will require travel and working at the different test houses around 50% of the time. The rest of the time will be at the Milton Keynes site.

This is very much a hands-on role that also requires intensive communication with the different test houses.

Hours and Pay:

  • £26.15 (this is a PAYE role)
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Six-month assignment

Candidate Essentials:

  • Willingness to travel and be at the tests
  • Test experience is required (any hardware), experience with test houses
  • Data analysis + report writing

Role Summary:

  • This product focused position verifies and validates the functionality of products across a wide range of customer requirements, across a variety of applications, in various environments.
  • This work plans, tracks, and evaluates results from a wide range of analyses and functional tests to assess product risk and performance. These results are expected to drive quality decisions and proactively resolve product issues before the product reaches the customer.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Obtains input and negotiates with Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) stakeholders to define technical requirements and delivers an optimized component-based analytical and experimental verification plan to the program or project team.
  • Makes decisions in the areas of verification and validation that impact product performance, reliability, and durability.
  • Investigates and addresses potential component concerns or issues, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.
  • Applies and supports the improvement of processes such as technical requirements, iDFMEA, Engineering Standard Work (ESW), DVP&R, test planning, and problem solving and tools such as Integrity, Microsoft Power BI, and McParts required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.
  • Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.
  • Involves minimal direct management of people but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.
  • Contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

Competencies:

  • Product Verification and Validation Management
  • Product Problem Solving
  • Analytical Modelling and Test Integration/Optimization
  • Product Failure Mode Avoidance
  • System Requirements Engineering
  • Product Interface Management and Integration
  • Development and Management of Technical Function Standards and Practices
  • Decision quality
  • Drives results
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Self-development

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

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

 

The Company:

With experience across every sector, this business is a leading force in their industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

They operate across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

Across all of these sectors, their manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality solutions that achieves their clients’ goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary is negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Car allowance
  • Medical cover
  • 33 days holiday
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 3:45pm finish on Friday

Role Purpose:

Being a senior position within the company the Contracts Manager has to ensure that Projects are managed effectively from inception to completion.

  • To manage the project teams, including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure projects are run to programme with effective commercial delivery of the construction projects ensuring that projects are technically compliant.
  • To ensure safe delivery of construction projects and ensuring that the projects are handed to a high-quality standard, defect free.

Essential Experience Required:

  • Proven track record in delivering large projects
  • Effective team leader
  • Ability to plan and programme projects from inception to completion

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the project teams including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors

  • Ensure full understanding of the project design, tender and contract
  • Arrange regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure co-ordination, understanding and responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Commercial Department on all aspects of delivery.
  • Have regular dialogue with the project team to ensure our commercial and construction position is not compromised

Ensure Projects are run to programme

  • Produce a comprehensive programme to effectively manage the whole project
  • To monitor progress on a weekly/monthly basis and where necessary take action to prevent slippage / recover lost time

Effective commercial delivery of the construction projects

  • Identify required levels of resourcing for successful enactment of projects and support for future business
  • Give clear direction as required within the Team, as regards day to day business activity
  • Take the lead in the resolution of any cost, design or methodology issues to ensure smooth manufacture and construction
  • Liaise with and support all suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary
  • Provide necessary information and coordination to other teams to ensure efficient implementation of projects

Effective safe delivery of the construction project

  • Disseminate safe working practices to the construction team and ensure the high standard of Health & Safety ethos is maintained at all times
  • Arrange with the Health & Safety Department regular site visits and to ensure any observations / actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Ensure the company ethos is passed down to their supply chain partners

Ensure technical compliance of the product offering

  • Build and maintain good communications within all relevant areas of client, consultant and suppliers. Gain full understanding of the mechanics of the client and team process and dynamics
  • Ensure full evaluation of the client requirement. Ensure risks are identified and eliminated from company activities
  • Ensure close liaison with the Design Department and consultants to ensure any queries are properly recorded and closed out

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

 

The Company:

With experience across every sector, this business is a leading force in their industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

They operate across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

Across all of these sectors, their manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality solutions that achieves their clients’ goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.

Role Purpose:

As Project Director you will be responsible for the overall leadership, direction, management and supervision of projects to achieve the best possible health and safety standards. You will be responsible for delivering projects to time, cost and quality targets and provide leadership and support to managing the delivery of projects liaising regularly with other department heads to ensure programme, specification and quality and cost objectives are achieved. Work closely with customers to manage the customer experience and journey.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary is negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Medical cover
  • 33 days holiday
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 3:45pm finish on Friday

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, meeting cost and quality targets.
  • Monitor and drive weekly progress and liaise with other department heads to resolve any delays or issues identified.
  • Ensure that a culture exists within the site construction team that guarantees the required quality of the build process is achieved.
  • Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicating safety to the project team to deliver high standards.
  • Foster a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements.
  • Proactively manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations, and maintain long-term relationships.
  • Communication of a clear vision and strategy the project delivery team in order to deliver contracts in line with contract programmes and cost plans.
  • Effective Resourcing – plan skill requirements and own the resourcing for assigned projects, being supported by HR.
  • Project Set-up and Close-Out: set up quality processes in line with quality and factory manager, oversee problem resolution and snagging with focus on alignment of cost, scope and timescale from project start-up.
  • Programme Management: proactively manage and monitor programmes throughout the factory, installation, commissioning and handover.
  • Effective people management: build and manage the team around you, providing constructive feedback and inspiring others to progress.
  • Ability to take ownership of projects whilst having the backing of a supportive team and working closely with the CEO.
  • Aligning performance targets to business objectives, driving critical business areas such as Safety, Quality, Programme, Delivery and People.

Essential Experience Required:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • 10 years’ experience in Contract/Project management and contract administration
  • MCIOB or equivalent – We will also consider applicants qualified through experience
  • Broad knowledge of building regulations and construction methods
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong working knowledge of prevailing health and safety legislation and practise
  • Highly organised and able to coordinate a large team of contractors and consultants
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as being an effective manager
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Required Experience:  

  • The individual will have a well-established record within the Off-Site sector and will have expert knowledge of key sectors such as Education, Healthcare, Defence, etc.
  • Experience in working with senior management to align sales strategies and solutions.
  • Must have experience of working in a corporate/business focused environment.
  • Preferably educated to degree level, but not essential.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

 

The Role:

The Design Manager is responsible for executing the design in accordance with the project’s design deliverables, directing and coordinating external design partners and the internal Project Design and CAD Technician resource allocated to the project.

The Design Manager will be the primary technical contact for the project, liaising with the Contracts Manager and Project Manager from the construction team, who will be responsible for managing the overall project and supporting the Contracts Manager in dealing with the client team on design related issues.

Salary:

  • £55,000 - £65,000

Person Specification:

  • Qualified to Degree or HND/HNC level and have professional accreditation with a relevant institution.
  • Be competent in the use of appropriate CAD software: Preferably Autodesk Revit, Autodesk AutoCAD, and/or other 3D Modelling software.
  • Experience working within a design role in a construction business
  • Have experience of managing members of a design team, including the allocation and monitoring of design workload, as well as overseeing individuals’ personal development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary design oversight across multiple projects, including co-ordination with Construction and Project Management Team/Managers, to facilitate the timely completion of design information to meet internal and external design programme targets.
  • Liaise with the Commercial and Construction departments regarding the selection and assessment of Subcontractors to ensure they are competent, qualified and capable of providing the design input required for the project.
  • Manage allocated resources within projects and produce project design programmes to assist in project resource planning across the department.
  • Ensure Design Risk Assessments are created and appropriately maintained for each project in a timely manner to satisfy CDM requirements.
  • Line management responsibilities for Project Design Engineers and CAD Technicians as agreed with the Head of Technical.
  • Contribute to the development of new product standards.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

 

The Role:

*** This role is inside IR35 and PAYE ***

  • This role is a 3-month contract to cover a leave of absence.
  • Client is looking for an experienced Windchill operator who has had experience in Windchill administration roles.
  • This is to cover CAD Administration and Engineering Administration for Windchill 11:0 and to support the Engineering team at Milton Keynes in all Windchill issues.
  • Candidates will be liaising constantly with the onsite team, leads and the Windchill team to resolve issues. This is very much a communications role.
  • Degree level experience in engineering or comparable is required.

Hours and Pay:

  • £26.15 (this is a PAYE role)
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Three-month assignment

Person Specification Essentials:

  • Windchill and Creo software knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure

Project Background:

  • What is it? - Windchill is an Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) replacing both Matrix PLM and PDM Link CAD Data Management with a single CMI integrated environment managed by a common set of processes
  • Why are they doing this? - To move PG PLM data from an obsolete unsupported Matrix application to a modern vendor supported Windchill environment with latest functionality and performance
  • When will it be implemented? - February 2019 for CPG/CGT & Q4 2020 for HHPWho will benefit from this tool? All creators and consumers of CAD and PLM data within the current PGBU Matrix PLM and PDMLink environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Engineering Data Manager to identify and rectify engineering data quality issues.
  • Analyse and cross reference engineering data between multiple sources to identify data quality issues (IT Systems and Excel reports).
  • Identify missing engineering data and propose a resolution for correction.
  • Instruct the IT support team on the required correction activities.
  • Track progress of corrective updates and validate quality issues resolved.
  • Produce regular status updates / progress reports to project team

Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of engineering concepts is essential.
  • Understand how to read Engineering Drawings
  • Understand Part and product Bill of Materials
  • Understand product and part naming terms and conventions
  • Prior operation of PDM, PLM, MRP or ERP applications is an advantage
  • Engineering / Manufacturing background is preferred
  • Good communication skills: both written and verbal
  • Good Excel skills (Macros ideally) and the ability to manage multiple large spreadsheets
  • Ability to work independent and to deadlines

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

The Company:

This is your chance to work for a globally recognised, major international brand, who distribute products to over 50 countries worldwide.

Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative products that redefine end user expectations, the business continues to grow. They are looking to recruit a skilled and forward-thinking Audio Electronics Project Engineer, for a hands-on role, who has the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in their industry.

Salary and Hours:

  • £35,000
  • Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

The Rewards:

  • A fantastic, fun environment to work
  • The chance to be part of a world-leading business
  • 33 days holiday, rising to 38 days with service
  • Sick pay
  • Death in service 2x salary

Person Specification:

  • You must have Audio Electronics experience, High Speed Electronics or very closely related experience
  • Degree in electronics or associated engineering subject
  • 1-2 years’ experience of electronic and/or mechanical design in a consumer audio or electronics environment
  • A demonstrable aptitude for electronics. Will have been interested in consumer electronics and circuitry, or mechanical construction/design as a hobby or in a previous role
  • Knowledge of CAD PCB design
  • Experience / Knowledge Used to working to tight deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Someone with a passion for music / musical instrument would be advantageous

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • The input and modification of electronics schematics, with guidance from the Chief Engineer
  • The input and modification of PCB artworks using CAD, with guidance from the Chief Engineer
  • Building and testing of prototypes
  • Sourcing components for prototype production and testing
  • Writing and performing new product tests and recording/presenting results
  • Managing the approvals of products to international standards

Commutable from Milton Keynes, Rugby, Daventry, Kettering, Banbury, Bedford

 

Role Overview:

This product focused position performs established technical tasks at the product and cross-business integration level for current and future products within a given business unit or corporate area.

This involves work across many steps in the product life cycle. Because of the product centred nature of this position, they are very often a central point of coordination and decision making between Product Engineers, Product Line Engineers, Customer Teams, Purchasing, Suppliers and Manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will have project experience and experience with DFMEA, battery pack engineering and / or experience as a requirement engineer.

Experience within mechanical testing is a plus.

Hours and Pay:

  • £26.15 (this is a PAYE role)
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Initially this will be for a 6-month period

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtains input from stakeholders such as technical managers, project leaders, other product and manufacturing engineers and supplier partners to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions.
  • Applies academic knowledge and existing experience to take action and make decisions that progress projects forward without sacrificing project quality expectations. Examples of these decisions include day to day project details, analysis or test work instruction details, coordination across discipline areas, etc. that are necessary to make quality progress.
  • Applies and improves processes such as ESW, iDFMEA, FIRG and tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.
  • Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge. Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.
  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers
  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role. Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.

Competencies Required:

  • Systems Thinking
  • System Requirements Engineering
  • System Capability Engineering
  • Product Interface Management and Integration
  • Product Problem Solving
  • Product Failure Mode Avoidance
  • Decision quality
  • Drives results
  • Communicates effectively
  • Builds networks
  • Resourcefulness and Manages complexity

Person Specification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required
  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

The Company:

With nearly 40 years of experience, this is an established business with a proven track record of delivering high quality engineering solutions to a wide range of customer and projects across the world.

The Company specialises in design, manufacture, installation and aftercare. From simple fabrications, to the more complex, demanding projects that require a high level of engineering expertise.

Role Overview:

An experienced Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join an existing, successful team. Ideally qualified to Degree, HND or time served as a mechanical engineer, you must have experience of using SolidWorks (including animations on SolidWorks) and AutoCAD, backed up with a sound mechanical engineering knowledge and familiarity with standards libraries, knowledge of tolerancing and welding symbols to ISO standards.

What’s on Offer:

  • Salary is negotiable - they will create the right package for someone with the right experience
  • Sensible working hours Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5pm but flexibility is required
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Opportunity for progression and ongoing training
  • Free on-site parking
  • Complimentary hot drinks on tap!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing directly with clients around the world via electronic means and face to face
  • Design of machinery and parts for new and existing projects
  • Creating bill of materials
  • Problem solving as part of a team, to overcome design challenges
  • Briefing the in-house manufacturing team and working closely with external partners to deliver exceptional engineering solutions
  • Working with and creating documentation for maintenance and ongoing operation as well as normal risk assessments and method statements
  • Overseeing installations on site with clients
  • Design to FAT/SAT (involved in every stage)

Person Specification:

  • You must have SolidWorks and AutoCAD experience, with strong mechanical engineering exposure
  • Ideally qualified to Degree, HND or time served as a mechanical engineer
  • You must work well as part of their talented in-house team and be able to cope under pressure
  • Willing to travel in the UK and potentially worldwide
  • Be able to write well and explain things clearly
  • Must have great attention to detail
  • FEA analysis advantageous
  • Mechanical knowledge of motors, drives and gearboxes advantageous

Commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Heanor, Ilkeston, Hucknall, Long Eaton, Sutton in Ashfield, Loughborough

 

The Company:

For over 60 years, this business has been constantly evolving their product portfolio to meet the demands and ever-changing needs for some of the world’s largest industries.

From the design of their first ever product, the business has sustained manufacturing excellence, setting the industry standard.

Today they operate from a purpose built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Northampton, where they routinely design and develop system solutions for bespoke applications.

The Role:

The business wishes to recruit a Development and Applications Engineer to grow the strength of the Applications and Product Development team and assist company growth plans as the recent technology, will add new products to its portfolio and further strengthen its position in the market.

Development and Application Engineers provide technical solutions to customer enquiries and study, research and develop ideas for new products and methods used to make them. Working on a wide range of rotating machinery, couplings and test rigs of bespoke design that must be functional and reliable, easy and safe to use, including modifying existing products or processes to increase efficiency or improve performance.

Package, Benefits and Hours:

  • Salary £33,000 - £38,000, negotiable dependent on experience
  • Excellent contractual benefits package to include contributory pension scheme, death in service and health insurance, together with a non-contractual annual profit share bonus
  • 33 days holiday
  • 37 hours per week - Monday to Thursday 08:30am – 17:15pm, Fridays 08:30am – 12:30pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Chief Applications Engineer in providing timely response to new application and product enquiries.
  • Produce innovative designs/ideas and create workable and cost-effective solutions.
  • Assist in new product development and product improvement activities including brainstorming, design, analysis, supplier selection and testing.
  • Create 3D CAD conceptual designs and 2D drawings.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, assembly and testing to build in-house R&D test rigs for new product development.
  • The ability to conduct test schedules, document the results and present these findings clearly.
  • Work on short and long-term projects both in managing, documenting and performing the project activities.
  • The selection and specification of suitable equipment suppliers and processes.

Person Specification:

  • A 2.1 degree in Mechanical engineering with Aerospace/Automotive/Energy/Oil & Gas background together with 2 to 4 years of demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to use CAD (preferably Creo Elements or SolidWorks) and FEA (preferably Ansys Workbench) tools.
  • Ability to perform hand calculations for preliminary design, sizing and stress assessment of static and rotating components.
  • Material selection and knowledge of conventional manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to create and interpret engineering drawings and GD&T.
  • Good understanding of Strength of Materials, Fatigue, Vibrations and Rotor dynamics.
  • Advanced MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) skills.

Commutable from Northampton, Leicester, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Banbury