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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Devon
Industry: Engineering
Reference: GPMDE02624_1717324032
Contact Name: Graeme Passau
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Job Published: 02 June 2024
Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

A global player with multiple manufacturing sites across the UK and abroad now have a great opportunity for Mechanical Design Engineer, at their UK R&D centre in Torquay.

The company are manufacturers of high technology components and modules, which offer the performance and reliability required for some of the most demanding and challenging applications in the world.

On offer is a very competitive benefits package including a full relocation package, excellent salary, bonus scheme, personalised training and development programme and much more.

The Role

  • From conceptualisation to implementation, the Mechanical Design Engineer will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful realisation of innovative products.
  • Undertake design from initial concept through to design verification utilising FEA through to producing working drawings for manufacture
  • Develop mechanical design of new products
  • Design and development of jigs and fixtures using Solid Works
  • Communicate design needs and findings to team members, client or manufacturing partner to convey the design comprehensively
  • Communicate with contractors and supply chain to ensure that designs are delivered to the specified quality standards, within project budget and achieved the required timescales
  • Translate engineering ideas into mechanical solutions and implement best practice solutions
  • Generate drawings suitable for manufacturing (e.g. BS standards)

The Person

  • A minimum of 2 year's experience in Mechanical Design
  • Experience in mechanical design with 3D CAD SolidWorks software design tool, with a strong understanding of mechanical design principles and best practices
  • Solid grasp of materials science and knowledge of various manufacturing processes, such as injection moulding, CNC machining, and 3D printing
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyse complex technical challenges
  • Experience with finite element analysis (FEA) and other simulation tools is a plus

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