Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Russell James Recruitment

Felbridge, Surrey United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £45k Annual
Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer - West Sussex - Up to £45k (depending on experience) plus benefits

Our West Sussex based client is a leader in the design and manufacture of automated machinery. They require a Mechanical Design Engineer to work on a numerous projects where the designs are normally bespoke. This can range from simple modifications to existing machines, to complete assembly cells for a variety of different customers, sites and production lines.

The Role

An experienced Mechanical Design Engineer is urgently sought, with proven ability using Inventor & AutoCAD , to join an established and close-coupled project team in the development of special purpose machines and associated plant.

End customers are major household names in their own right.

The Candidate

With proven ability in the development of machinery design including knowledge of assembly techniques, mechanisms, materials, jigs & fixtures.

Key Responsibilities

+ Concept machine layouts for new machines

+ Detail design of assembly systems

+ Integration of propriety equipment into bespoke designs

+ Creation of 3D models typically in AutoCAD Inventor 2012

+ Presentation of designs at internal reviews and with the customer

+ Creation of detail drawings and bills of material plus checking of drawings by others

+ Creation of timing diagrams and functions lists to liaise with controls hardware and commissioning engineers

+ Preparation of FMEA's and risk assessments

+ Fault finding and analysis of machines during build and test

+ Supporting the sales and site teams with ideas advice and concepts

+ Liaising with project engineers and customers

+ Interfacing with electrical hardware and software / commissioning engineers


+ Minimum HNC Mechanical Engineering with proven experience in machinery design

+ Experience in special purpose design with knowledge of assembly techniques

+ Good working knowledge of mechanisms, materials, jig and fixture design

+ Experience of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Inventor

+ Attention to detail

+ Good communicator at all levels

+ Deadline driven and flexible to changes in workload

+ Committed team player, willing to assist and take on varying tasks

Reference: 615602753

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