JOB TITLE: Mechanical Design Engineer

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 10718JL Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 23/05/2014
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Mechanical Design Engineer, £35-40k, Leading company in their field, Manchester based (Stockport)

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer
£35-40k + Benefits
Leading company in their field
Manchester based (Stockport)

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client, an established company and a leader in their field who distribute their products worldwide. You'll play a key role in the team responsible for the mechanical design of bespoke products working on challenging and interesting projects. The company is committed to the development of its employees and offers fantastic long term career progression.

Overview of the role

You will be working on new and exciting projects, responsible for the mechanical design of bespoke machinery used for various customers and companies around the globe. You will be designing multiaxial (up to 6 axes) mechanical systems and be a key part of the complete product development, suggesting new ideas and areas for improvement based on your experience. For the right person, although not on a frequent basis, there will also be opportunity for some travel outside the UK, with engineers having travelled to the USA, Europe and Asia previously.

What we're looking for:

-As an experienced mechanical design engineer you'll be qualified to at least degree level in a mechanical engineering discipline with at least 3 years industry experience.

-You will have experience of designing complex moving mechanical parts as in this role you will be working on multiaxial systems with up to 6 axes at a time.

-Proficient in 2D & 3D SolidWorks with at least 3 years' experience

-CAD knowledge using finite element analysis software tools would be beneficial

-Good knowledge of Engineering Drawing Practice

-Good knowledge of metrology equipment for the assessment of manufactured parts.

-Familiarity with workshop practice and use of lathe, milling machine, fabrication and welding and also bench tools

-Excellent communications skills.

-Full clean driving license.

-Willingness to travel (although not on a frequent basis, including the possibility of some occasional foreign travel).

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

Job Keywords

mechanical design engineer, mechanical, design, engineer, auto cad, solidworks, 2d, 3d, robotics, manchester, automotive, finite, machinery

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Engineering recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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