Mechanical Design Engineer - Hucknall

Recruiter
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Location
Nottinghamshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Expires
29 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Mechanical Design Engineer - Hucknall (Nottinghamshire)

***Permanent Position***

Very Competitive Salary + Benefits Package

Do you want to be able to work independently on design projects from concept to completion and contribute effectively as a member of a high performance team?

Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an employer that is financially backed by a global company. They manufacture bespoke tooling, jigs and fixtures with patented methods and all of their engineers are given free rein over the design and development of products making this role very attractive to any innovative engineer. The company is in it's early stages and has a 10 year plan to expand in the future.

Role:

In this role you will be working remotely for the company at a customer site based in Hucknall. The company office is based in Sheffield so there will be some training in the Sheffield office at the start. You will be involved in solution-driven design and development work which involves lots of problem solving and initiative. Every product the company produces is normally a bespoke one-off so this role is certainly not repetitive and requires an engineer who can think on their feet, come up with solutions and solve complex problems. Prepare designs and calculations to support the development of bespoke jigs and fixtures for national and overseas markets You will be involved in the design and development of innovative products from concept to completion including specification, definition, prototyping, manufacture, testing, installation and commissioning Work on technical reports which may include performance and failure investigation for a variety of products Liaise with suppliers and customers to ensure all product development and introduction issues are effectively managedEssential Skills: Mechanical engineering qualification (Degree / HNC / HND) Must have a strong engineering and design background Background in product design and development Strong knowledge of a 3D CAD package (Preferably Siemens NX / Unigraphics) Must have strong problem-solving skills and a high degree of initiative Strong manufacturing background and hands-on assembly knowledgeDesirable Skills: An Industry background in the design and manufacture of tooling, jigs and fixtures using steel and titanium would be beneficial but not essential All backgrounds are encouraged but a hands-on design engineer who is able to work effectively using their own initiative is essential FEA - Finite Element Analysis is beneficial but not essential Metrology - Knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of measurementThe role is based in Hucknall but training in the Sheffield office will be required at the beginning. The ideal locations for this role would be around the following locations:
Hucknall, Nottingham, Illkeston, Mansfield, Alfreton, Heanor and Eastwood Advertised through Zoek.