Mechanical Design Engineer

  • £28000 - £35000 per annum
  • Powys
  • Posted: 13/09/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420383

Job Details

A leading research & development company has a new vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work in their modern facilities in central Wales.
Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: £28-35000 + training scheme+ benefits
Location: Newtown, Powys
Joining a multi national organisation you will support the complex design for packaging electronic products used across a variety of industrial applications.
The Role:
Working for one of the UK‘s leading research and development organisations you will be working on a number of innovative programmes and will provide electro- mechanical design expertise that will enable the realisation of ideas and designs from concept to production introduction.
o Work with engineers and designers across the business to solve complex problems.
o Generating detailed design concepts based on engineering principles predominately incorporating plastic injection moulding, metal extrusion & fabrication and some die casting.
o Contribute to concept & idea development by research into new technologies, processes, materials and efficient manufacturing processes – DFM/DFA
o Specification of the mechanical and manufacturing attributes of design concepts.
o Support the creation of prototypes
o Prepare technical documentation and reports
Experience required:
Applications are sought from both Graduate Mechanical Engineers and experienced Design Engineers who are seeking a career with an established and successful international manufacturing organisation.
o Honours Degree in Product Design/ Mechanical Engineering – ideally minimum of 2:1 honours for graduate entries to entre Chartered Engineering scheme. Alternatively HND Mechanical Engineering with Design experience is a related field.
o Strong 3D CAD skills, SolidWorks, CATIA, Creo, Siemens NX
o Good understanding of manufacturing principles for plastic mouldings and metal fabrication/ extrusion
o Strong problem-solving ability
o Excellent time management and ability to manage your own workload on multiple projects
o Expertise in FEA simulation tools for stress & thermal analysis
o Knowledge of product design for harsh environments would be desirable
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced Product Design Engineers or Graduate Mechanical Design Engineers to be part of a successful global brand that continually invests in R&D and advanced manufacturing capacity.
More importantly they are prepared to invest in you to achieved Chartered Engineer status through an accredited and structure training scheme
In return our client is offering a generous salary and benefits package and the ability to work in a fantastic location offering excellent recreational opportunities.  
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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