Mechanical Design Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer Nottingham Good base salary and benefits package The Company An established provider of special purpose machinery, used in the automation industry to manufacture everything from medical and pharmaceutical products to specialist components for the aerospace and defence industries. Due to a significant rise in orders and the development of the business, they are now looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to work out of their Nottingham operation. The Role You'll be working within a multidisciplinary team, consisting of 2 Mechanical Project Engineers, Software Engineer and an Electrical Engineer, plus you'll be working alongside some excellent machine assemblers. You'll be supporting the Mechanical project Engineers in providing mechanical designs and detail drawings for manufacture, so the ability to discuss technical engineering matters is a must. You'll also be hands-on in the development of the finished article, so putting your designs to the ultimate test of "Can it be made?" and working with the assembly team to explain the details of the design. The role also requires an element of being face to face with the customer/end-users; which could be at the initial scoping out stage, where you'll discuss the customer's needs and how this translates to the design function, or it could be at various phases of the project to ensure things are on track. There will also be the need to pass-off the final designs and the distinct possibility of calling on site during the installation stage of the project. Usually these customer facing activities are with the Project Managers or one of the senior team. The Person In order to succeed in this varied role, the ideal candidate will: - Carry at least an HND in Mechanical Engineering - those with a degree will have a distinct advantage - Have strong and demonstrable 3D CAD skills within SolidWorks - Have previous experience of designing mechanical products, ideally relating to machinery and manufacturing equipment - Have experience of jigs, fixtures and mechanisms - Be comfortable speaking with other Engineers in the team, senior management and clients / end-users - Have good communication skills, both written and verbal The Rewards In addition to a good base salary, the role also complimented by paid overtime (at enhanced rates), good holiday allocation, pension and a range of other benefits. If this sounds like a role that suits your skills and experience, please apply and I will contact those that are most suited to the role, within 3 days of receipt. If you'd like to discuss the role before applying, please get in touch with John Ryan on Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.