Mechanical Design Engineer - Machinery

Mechanical Design Engineer - Machinery

The bigger the better? Definitely! If you would like the opportunity to work on complex machines that are recognised around the world then this is the perfect mechanical design opportunity. If you have knowledge of heavy machinery, structures, hydraulics and a practical engineering aptitude, hit that apply button!

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer Staffordshire Up to £35k + benefits

Engineering is all about coming up with new ideas and solutions to problems and this mechanical design engineer role is offering the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment where you can challenge the status-quo and be a product of hard work.
You will be part of an autonomous and successful British engineering company involved with the design, development and manufacture of an extensive range of off-highway construction and utility vehicles for a broad international customer base.

The Knowledge and Skills required for this role include:

" Good working knowledge of either: Hydraulics, Structures/Fabrications, Machinery, truck/bus or construction/agricultural machine systems
" Have a clear understanding of Mechanical Design Process - Concept, Competitor analysis, Calculations from first principles, FEA, Testing, Validation and production
" Demonstrate the ability to interpret Standards and design solutions to meet the requirements
" 3D CAD system operation (NX preferable) to conduct design studies and concept work
" Good and logical problem solving techniques
" Ability to interface with other members of the team including: Manufacturing, Service and Marketing
" Be a self-starter, demonstrate the ability to make things happen

The Responsibilities of the role include:

" Mechanical Design of major machine elements and sub-systems to meet company and external standards in line with NPI requirements - Valve blocks, Hydraulics, Brakes, Bearings, structures etc
" Progress prototype builds to plan to allow testing
" Completion of design activity to close out engineering risks
" Failure investigation and analysis - 8D
" Presentation of design solutions at design reviews
" Develop and validate component and system specifications
" Formal design documentation to include: FMEA, DFMEA, DVPSOR, Risk Assessment, change documentation and drawings.

An understanding of off highway construction or agricultural equipment would be advantageous however good solid design ability within other areas would be considered (e.g. special purpose machinery, Truck/Bus, automated machines, lifting equipment, material handling and assembly systems, etc)

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Katherine Smallwood

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I have 9 years’ experience in engineering across mechanical, electronics and software design, working with talented individuals from engineer to director level across the UK and EU. I am passionate about technology. I thrive when working on technical engineering projects with clients to find them the right candidates for their business.

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