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Mechanical Design and Development Engineer

Job reference:
Walsall, West Midlands
Job type:
General Engineering

Mechanical Design and Development Engineer - Solidworks - Walsall - £DOE

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Mechanical Design and Development Engineer to join an engineering company that specialise in the design and manufacture of specialist and powered bathing products.

The successful Mechanical Design and Development Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of new products and product improvement, from concept through to testing and final production. You will produce 3D models, using Solidworks, build and test the prototype and identify potential production issues.

The role involves:

  • Managing projects from concept through to production release.
  • Design and develop concepts through to final production.
  • Validation testing to prove concepts.
  • Early involvement with relevant functions within the business.
  • Supplier agreement on process capability.
  • Production support.

The ideal candidate will

  • Have an HND or higher in Mechanical Engineering related education

The Mechanical Design and Development Engineer will have experience in a range of the following skills

  • Solid works assembly, part creation and creating drawings.
  • Solid works stress analysis.
  • BOM creation, Inputting BOMs into MRP system.
  • Design for manufacture and Fabrication techniques.
  • Welded frames, Turned parts, CNC machined parts.
  • Mould tool principles and injection moulding techniques.
  • Detailed drawing specs including Critical to Quality (CTQ), Tolerance stacks.
  • Realistic tolerance appreciation for the chosen manufacturing method.
  • Project Control Parts List (PCPL) tracking.
  • Supplier and Project Management, MS Project.
  • DFMEA.
  • An appreciation of electrical actuation systems would be of benefit.

Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design and Development Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .