Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Minstrell Recruitment Ltd

Hatfield, Hertfordshire United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Mechanical Design Engineer

What they can offer you?

* Excellent salary (Negotiable)

* Excellent benefits.

* A career within automation one of the number one growth industries in the world.

* Career progression opportunities.

* Exposure to cutting edge technology.

I am currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer for my client in Hertfordshire.

The Role:

My client is an award-winning online retailer revolutionising the industry they operate in. The R&D Team are developingthere own technology and new customer propositions allowing the business to open multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships. This role is to enable the company to retain UK sector lead and to grow nationally and internationally through the development of new automation products and equipment.

Responsibilities:

-Reporting to the Design Manager in the research and development team.

-Attending Brainstorming sessions, capturing vital details and developing concepts from there.

-Presenting the concepts to the wider team.

-Design review of existing designs.

-Design of robotic cells, grippers or other fixtures.

-Approving and signing off drawings.

-Setting mechanical engineering best practice within the R&D Team.

-Be able to support/manage both internal and external design resources.

Experience and Skills Required:

-A good Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

-A proven track record in design of complex electromechanical automation systems, machines or products that have gone into production.

-Expert in CAD. Preferably Autodesk Autocad and, Autodesk Inventor.

-Practical experience and thorough knowledge of applying the standards relating to the Machinery Directive.

-The ability to generate the supporting calculations required for a Technical File and Certification. (CE, UL CSA or other)

-The ability to work within a team on multiple projects, to prioritise tasks and to manage your time.

-Experience of delivering work packages to time and budget constraints.

-Experience of system/component reliability. (Preferred).

You will be:

-Detail orientated.

-Proficient in understanding the effects of the accumulated variation i.e tolerance stack up and manufacturing tolerances.

-Able to identify and mitigate risk via modelling, proof of concept, simulation etc.

-Fully conversant with relevant regulatory and safety standards to design CE / UL and CSA compliant products.

-Proficient in documentation version control, design review and sign off processes.

-Used to working in a fast paced, changing environment.

-A self-motivated, team player, flexible and willing to learn.

-Willing to travel both in the UK and abroad to attend meetings and conferences.

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV or feel free to give me a call on (phone number removed) for a confidential chat.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful

Reference: 614440633

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