Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 6 months ago

Job Description

  • Generation of machine and component designs which meet manufacturing, safety, CE, and customer performance requirements
  • Ensure documentation/drawing standards for equipment meets company requirements
  • Work closely with machine builders and equipment suppliers to ensure that the equipment is built according to customer requirements
  • Prepare all supporting documentation including BOMs, part numbers, manuals, and mechanical & electrical assembly drawings
  • Create and develop step-by-step manufacturing
  • and assembly manuals for all products
  • Design and detailing of machine parts and assemblies using 3D (SolidWorks) and 2D (DraftSight) CAD
  • Sourcing and selection of standard machine components
  • Creation and maintenance of design documentation
  • Actively support all department goals and objectives
  • Support other departments with their understanding of project requirements
  • Occasionally attend site and liaise with customers to develop bespoke waste handling solutions
  • Maintenance of existing Alibre, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD drawings

Core requirements

  • ≥ 3 years industry experience in a similar role
  • Minimum 2:2 BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering/ Industrial Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Fully proficient in SolidWorks, with expertise in:
  • Weldment assemblies
  • Sheet metal components
  • Generation of 2D manufacturing, assembly and installation drawings
  • BOM generation and maintenance
  • Proficient in 2D DraftSight (or AutoCAD)
  • Experience using engineering calculations/theory to validate component selection/design
  • Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA)
  • Detailed knowledge of machining and fabrication capabilities/limitations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • and Outlook
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal
  • supervision
  • Ability to take sales-generated concepts and develop fully manufacturable CAD models/ fabrication drawings
  • Technically knowledgeable and creative

Desirable Requirements

  • Practical experience with industrial hydraulics
  • Practical experience with industrial electrical control systems
  • Practical experience with sheet metal fabrication
  • Practical machine shop experience
  • Experience with large machinery design

Interview Requirements

  • Candidates will be required to complete a modelling task using SolidWorks
  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate a basic working knowledge of fundamental engineering concepts and their application in machine/component design

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