Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire, E. Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Joseph Coombes

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Mechanical Design Engineer

I am looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer who will take part in projects and guide junior engineers/designers, you will be tasked with the design and validation of mechanical assemblies/fixturing and enclosures to agreed customer and product specifications and project deadlines in both plastic and metal, development and release of design documentation, including mechanical component and assembly drawings, hydraulic and pneumatic circuit diagrams, system assembly drawings and user manuals, participate in FMEA and process mapping activities to identify/minimise design risk and optimise design outcome, and assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

Key skills & technologies:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience with 3D CAD tools Solidworks, or Pro/Engineer, or Inventor

  • Exposure to working in multiple disciplined (electrical, mechanical) design teams

  • Knowledge of design principles for Manufacture and Assembly in a high product mix environment

  • Experience with both plastics and metal enclosure design for IP related electronic equipment

  • Background/experience in generation of Engineering drawings/specifications and manufacturing documentation

  • Experience with FEA simulation tools

  • Knowledge of Ergonomic product design

  • Experience of design and test, ideally for high reliability, harsh environments including high vibration and high temperature