Mechanical Design Engineer – Poole




Sector: Manufacturing
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: Matthew Heath
Phone: 01384 446187
Job Ref: 65605

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Mechanical Design Engineer - Poole

Our client is a highly recognised pro-sound / acoustics / speaker manufacturer with a strong presence in the UK and globally. In support and further development of their technical position, we are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer who will work alongside the existing engineering and operations team, focused on the design of future products.

Your key responsibilities will include:

-    The mechanical design of various finished products, and individual components that will be manufactured and sold under their brand

-    Carrying out detailed mechanical design work including 3D modelling, simulation (e.g. stress) and design verification testing, as required.

-    Responsible for the specification compliance of designs

-    Responsible for mechanical part selection taking into consideration obsolescence, availability and cost

-    Responsible for preparing and presenting mechanical designs at design reviews

-    Ensuring design files and information are kept up to date, and stored in accordance with departmental procedures * this position will support the company's documentation management and system management activities *

-    Highlighting all mechanical technical risks to the Engineering Manager

-    Keeping up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards

-    Liaising with other departments to ensure that the required information is available when needed and customer requests are dealt with in a timely manner

-    Following departmental processes relating to management of designs

-    Responsible for identifying mechanical part numbers in accordance with the material finishes

-    Responsible for creation of 2D and 3D drawings to allow manufacture or purchase

-    Responsible for generation of Assembly drawings and bills of materials

-    Responsible for meeting design to cost figures

-    Responsible for carrying out design change requests in a timely manner

-    Ensuring the mechanical design output fits in with all other aspects of the design

-    Working closely with operations, manufacturing and production engineers to ensure products are designed for manufacture

-    Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the Engineering Manager and Project Management teams

-    Creation of technical reports and documentation


Based from their offices and manufacturing site in Poole, candidates should have/be:

-    Be degree qualified or up to HND/HNC supported by relevant experience

-    Where possible, have similar experience ideally within the Audio Industry

-    Solidworks experience - other CAD solutions such as CATIA would be considered

-    Familiarity with similar materials and build requirements

-    Ability to co-ordinate with the other discipline Engineers (electronics and optics) within the department to produce multidisciplinary design solutions - with an ability to understand/produce technical drawings

-    Confident, proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations

-    Good communication skills, dealing with other employees and external clients

-    Good IT skills


This position offers a competitive salary range. If you are interested in this role, then please apply directly or contact Matthew Heath.

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Matthew Heath

Associate Director – Energy

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