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Mechanical Projects Engineer

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Metals
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Jordyn Disspain
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446130
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 61507

Job title: Mechanical Projects Engineer

Role: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Thursday 08.30-17.00, Friday 08.30-13.00

Location: Newcastle

We require a Mechanical Projects Engineer for an international engineering group. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing metal forming company, with excellent development and growth opportunities available at their state-of-the-art facilities. With current manufacturing transition from traditional metal spinning to high specification, high value aviation, space, medical, energy and defence solutions.

You will be joining the growing Engineering team in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, to provide first-class production engineering, new product development, technology acquisition, process improvements and design and analysis support.

As the Mechanical Projects Engineer you will be required to:

  • Lead and manage multiple mechanical design projects, and project teams.
  • Push process knowledge forward using data driven/analysis approach.
  • Extend the Company’s abilities with materials such as Inconel and Titanium Alloys, Aluminium alloys, aviation grade steels and provide engineering solutions.
  • Provide technical lead/support on New Product development and support the NPI Process. Ensure all customer technical requirements are incorporated into engineering documents and electronic data sets by working closely with customers technical representative(s) to develop solutions that can be manufactured by the company.
  • Provide technical lead/support for machine and process development projects
  • Manage subcontractors for engineering services that are required
  • Introduce new knowledge and capabilities to the company. Evaluate, research, and perform due diligence of new technology(s) under the direction of the team.
  • Apply problem solving skills and apply new manufacturing technologies or processes.
  • Manage the creation, submissions, maintenance and circulation of project plans and other status reports.
  • Apply FMEA/PFMEA tools for evaluating products/processes and identifying ways to prevent defects

The Mechanical Projects Engineer should have the following competencies or experience:

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • A couple of years’ experience in engineering and project management with previous fabrication/manufacturing experience, be familiar with sheet metal forming, rolling, assembly, welding, heat treating, and machining
  • A driven person with a willingness to take ownership and initiative on a new project/task from concept through completion
  • Proficient in SolidWorks, or equivalent, and MS Office
  • Have experience of strategic planning; with the ability to ensure the business meets customer requirements / deadlines

This is an amazing opportunity for a Mechanical Projects Engineer, experience in metal fabrication/manufacturing and projects to join a progressive company, who will provide the following additional benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Screening and Coaching
  • Life & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Family Medical Leave

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. Apply now if you have a background in Mechanical Engineering/Fabrication/Project Management. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Projects Engineer’s role, please contact Jordyn Disspain at Jonathan Lee Recruitment using

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