Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location:
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire Sheffield, South Yorkshire Sheffield, South Yorkshire Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary:
    c£38,000 / per annum D.O.E + Annual Bonus
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    June 30, 2023

Express Recruitment are proud to be working on behalf an industry leading and award winning engineering consultancy based in Sheffield. Due to an increased order book and continuous shareholder investment, our client is seeking a committed and customer focused Mechanical Design Engineer to join their talented design team.

In return, you will receive an industry leading salary of up to c£38,000 per annum + a 3.5% annual bonus, pension scheme, regular overtime and genuine opportunities for further personal development and training.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist with various mechanical design engineering projects that possess techniques of low volume production e.g. milling, turning, fabrication and sheet metal work
  • Design mechanical assembly drawings, fabrication drawings and bespoke machinery diagrams using 2D/3D AutoCAD and Solidworks
  • Attend design meetings to discuss low to high profile projects and assist with product reviews in order to make strategic proposals
  • Carry out design of bespoke hydraulic and pneumatic automated systems
  • Assist with the testing and verification of designed products and maintain an up to date knowledge of mechanical and electrical processes
  • Ensure design projects are delivered on time and within the budget constraints
  • Assist the engineering and fitting department with basic assembly of mechanical design products and carry out root cause analysis including electro-mechanical systems
  • Assess the suitability of materials used for prototype design and builds
  • Help to implement Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement techniques throughout the mechanical design department

Skills & Experience

  • Degree/HND/HNC in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or similar
  • Proficient user of 3D Solidworks
  • Demonstrable experience of designing bespoke special purpose machinery and materials handling equipment strongly desirable e.g. conveyors
  • Proficient with the design of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Experienced in fault finding on a wide range of mechanical and electrical automated equipment desirable
  • Previous mechanical fitting or assembly experience would be an advantage
  • Ability to work simultaneously across multiple design projects whilst meeting strict deadlines

If you know you have the required skills and experience and would like to find out more please apply now.

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

Salary: c£38,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

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