Job: Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-01-11
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a privately owned company with a 100-year history in the design and manufacture of machinery, machine tools and automation solutions. Amidst ongoing investment in New Product development to expand their product range, they have several opportunities available to join their expanding team.

Joining the R&D Team, they seek an experienced mechanical design engineer to work on full lifecycle design and development of new machinery and machine tools. You will also get to work on bespoke customer requests and existing product modifications.

Your responsibilities will include:

-          Design of new machinery, sub-assemblies, loading mechanisms and tooling as well as gear systems and both Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems

-          3D CAD modelling using Autodesk Inventor to draw sheet metal /fabricated components and castings

-          Improve and update existing designs to improve Design for manufacture, quality and assembly times

-          Hand calculations, FEA analysis and calculating both geometric and dimensional tolerances as well as forces such as Inertia and torque

-          Liaison with the shop floor, sales team, suppliers and wider design team.

To carry out this role you will need to be an HNC/HND/Degree qualified mechanical design engineer with strong 3D CAD skills and FEA experience. You should also be able to demonstrate a background in the design of similar products and the ability to select motors as well as calculating torque and inertia.

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