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Advertiser: i4 Recruitment

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location:Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire,
Rate:£25K.0000 to £30K. Per Year
Description: Mechanical Design Engineer

Bidford on Avon

Competitive Salary based on experience

Our client design and assemble bespoke machinery for the food industry. They are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and driven Mechanical Design Engineer.

As the Mechanical Design Engineer you will have an innovative problem solving approach to machinery design, preparing concepts and prototypes to improve current products as well as create new ones.

This role is at the heart of the company and will require you to work within the team to interface with all other internal and external functions. You must be organised and have an eye for detail to ensure the systems and processes that our machinery is designed to, are followed at all times.

The preferred candidate must have Solidworks experience, knowledge of machinery and ideally be available for an immediate start.

Your role will include:

* Develop and design products and prototypes in SolidWorks.
* Create detailed drawings for manufacture and assembly - These are driven by Solidworks, with full machine constructions being done in 3D for all machinery.
* A good understanding of cost analysis and being able to design with function and cost at all times is important.
* Managing project budgets and target costs, being able to appraise new machinery designs and parts for the correct cost.
* Exporting BOM's from Solidworks into their system through Excel driving all purchasing. A keen eye for detail is essential with this part of the process.
* Due to short manufacturing lead times, a standard modular design process is used, you will be managing this process and ensuring that the department doesn't deviate from this.
* Strong IT skills and confidence - MS Office and Excel, with database skills/usage an advantage.
* Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to build relationships quickly. Getting the most out of suppliers and influencing internally to standardise sales opportunities.
* Working under pressure with many tasks being completed or active at any one time, this will require a positive and methodical approach.
* Enjoys working in a fast paced exciting environment.
* Degree or equivalent work experience is also essential. With experience in a simpler industry or essential.

Experience in the following areas will be a distinct advantage:

* Pneumatic circuits
* Various manufacturing techniques including sheet metal and machining
* Electronic control cabinets construction
* Belt and pulley drive systems
* Conveyor construction
* Motor/gearbox sizing

Skills Required: Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Dale King Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 08452260677 Contact Fax:
Reference: i4R-DK2301 Added: 05-07-2018
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