MECHANICAL DESIGN Special Purpose Machinery & Solidworks

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of taping machines for the electrical, conductor and oil pipeline industries is seeking an experienced Mechanical Design/ Project Engineer to join their current team.

POSITION: Mechanical Design/Project Engineer (Mechanical – Special Purpose Machinery)

SALARY & PACKAGE: £30,000-£35,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

LOCATION: Leicester

Using your proven experience as a Design/Project Engineer you will manage multiple design projects for special purpose machinery. Based in the design office you will work alongside the design team to design and detail special purpose machines. You will be involved in the development of existing products and new product innovation and conception.

This opportunity offers the right candidate a stable and rewarding career path with a successful and progressive company.

The ideal candidate will have:

– A proven track record in design and detail of special purpose machinery
– Understanding of and competency in using AutoCAD 2D and Solidworks 3D
– Be able to manage projects, deliver on time and meet customer expectations
– Excellent communication skills for liaison with customers, the shop floor and suppliers
– Can do attitude
– Ability to work in a team environment
– Capable of working on own initiative
– Full Driving Licence

Knowledge of the following would be an advantage:

– Experience of servos and inverters and their uses (not actual programming)
– Inertia, stress calculations, torque, bearing loads, etc
– PLC’s and their uses (not actual programming)
– Electrical systems (not design, but basic understanding)
– Commercial awareness
– Estimating capability
– Ability to liaise with customers and suppliers
– MRP systems
– IT literate

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