JOB TITLE: Mechanical design engineer


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Bury
Job Reference : 11552 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/06/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £33000 - £36000 per annum + profit share. holidays, training.
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Mechanical Design Engineer £30k-£35k + profit share, pension, holidays Bury The Opportunity This is an interesting opportunity for a skilled Mechanical Design Engineer/Cad Technician. We are looking for mechanical design engineers who have previously worked in a design role with rotors, blades, cutters, slitters, packaging, manufacturing machinery, to join an SME who are need of some fresh blood to drive the business forward. If you have a passion for making a difference please apply.


Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

£30k-£35k + profit share, pension contributions, holidays

Bury

The Opportunity

This is an interesting opportunity for a skilled Mechanical Design Engineer/Cad Technician. We are looking for mechanical design engineers who have previously worked in a design role with rotors, blades, cutters, slitters, packaging, manufacturing machinery, to join an SME who are need of some fresh blood to drive the business forward. If you have a passion for making a difference please apply.

The Role

In this role you will lead up the mechanical design department of the business. Working alongside one of the existing directors you will be involved in designing new products, designing bespoke products from already existing drawings and designs, transferring drawings from 2d to 3d solid works, speaking with clients to get a better understanding of their needs and contributing to the overall direction of the business. The company which has been established for over 40 years and can boast of a list of global clients.
The role will involve the designing and detailing of OEM turnkey projects. Mechanical and pneumatic design calculations and adherence to customer/company specifications. In the last year the company have moved forward from using AUTO CAD LT to the upgraded 3D modelling package SolidWorks, thus the successful candidate will have 3D modelling experience, preferably with SolidWorks. Although, 2D design familiarity would also be good asset, this is not essential although the drive to help push the business forward and to contribute to the day to The role will also have a focus on helping to develop new products for new markets based on feedback from the customers, agents and partners.

The Candidate

The ideal Mechanical Design Engineer will have previously worked in a mechanical design role with several years' experience in an industrial environment. You must have previous 3D modelling experience, either with Solidworks or similar design packages. Previous experience with any manufacturers that are in the packaging industry is an advantage. Also any expertise in automatic knives, blades, rollers, core cutters, splitters or reminders would be a valuable addition. An understanding of electrical components and design would be advantageous but is by no means an essential requirement.

Looking for Mechanical Design Engineer who is:
*Educated to HNC/HND level or equivalent in mechanical engineering with a working knowledge of 3D modelling, i9deally Solidworks.
*Possesses an ability to provide practical and cost effective solutions to design change and modification for individual order requirements.
*Is Self-Motivated
*Is Enthusiastic
*Is independent
*Enjoys a challenge
*Has previous experience in a target driven environment
* Can offer creative thinking within cost and time restraints.
*Possess the ability to work on several projects simultaneously meeting tight deadlines.
*Possess good written and verbal communication skills - liaising with customers, suppliers, and client production

The Company

The Company has over 40 years' experience in the design and manufacturing of high quality capital equipment for the UK and Worldwide Converting Markets. Based in the UK, the company specialises in two main product ranges, Slitting Machines and Core Cutting Machines. This company are offering a great opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join and progress into a key figure in the company.

The Package

£33k-£36k, profit share, pension contribution, holidays

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of the client company


Job Keywords

Mechanical, Design, Engineer, OEM, Pneumatic, AutoCAD, 3D, Industrial, Packaging, Solidworks, Inventor, Modelling, draughtsman, technician, Turnkey, Projects, Slitting, FMCG, Technical, Cutting, Manufacture, Manager, Blade, Automotive, Textiles



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