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Mechanical Design Engineer (Salary up to £40K)

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    Southampton, Hampshire

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    £36000 - £40000 per annum

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

My client is a market leading innovation company who are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to deliver detailed mechanical designs for products and processes for internal and external customers as part of the Engineering Team.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develops solutions and designs to satisfy mechanical requirements.
  • Provides advice and engineering support in mechanical aspects of design.
  • Gains an understanding of the products, processes and designs across the site's product range.
  • Uses deductive reasoning to solve problems
  • Works well as part of the Engineering Team in a supportive, collaborative, and co-operative manner.
  • Manages own workload in order to complete allocated tasks to agreed deadlines.
  • Expert in the design and development process and procedures.
  • Displays attention to detail in producing technical documentation.
  • Correct interpretation, understanding and application of a wide variety of technical documents including drawings, work instructions and test procedures.
  • Keeps track of multiple tasks and projects.
  • Capable of interrogating the company's IT networks and databases.

Who are you:

  • Degree or equivalent in a mechanical engineering discipline, or equivalent vocational training in a relevant industrial environment
  • Solid experience in the detailed design of machined parts
  • Design for manufacture
  • Ability to demonstrate original thinking and an innovative approach to problem solving, from top-level concept to piece-part design.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques appropriate to small batch production
  • Hands-on experience of 2D and 3D CAD systems
  • Problem solving & lateral thinking
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to demonstrate scientific literacy
  • Non-smoker/vaper
  • Knowledge of opto-mechanical principles and kinematic techniques
  • (D & P) FMEA analysis
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001
  • Knowledge of engineering workshop theory and practice
  • Knowledge of geometrical tolerance
  • Experience with ceramic parts design for high-precision, high-stability (mechanical & thermal) assemblies
  • Experience of low-out gassing materials in high vacuum applications
  • Experience of thermal management strategies
  • Experience of finite elements analysis

Start Date ASAP, working hours will be 37.5 hours per week
Due to the site rules the successful candidate must be a non-smoker/Vaper

If you are interested in this role, please contact Vanessa at 02380 683 444 or apply now


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