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Mechanical design engineer

Ref no. BHN571395
Salary £35,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Eastleigh, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Producing design and detailed drawings, together with written specifications, to enable manufacture of Company products, prototype components, and test fixtures

Key skills required for this role

Mechanical Design, NPI, centrifugal Pump design, Fluid Dynamics, Inventor, AutoCAD, FEA, Sheet metal,

Important

Mechanical Design, NPI, centrifugal Pump design, Fluid Dynamics, Inventor, AutoCAD, FEA, Sheet metal

Job description

Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Chandler's Ford

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE


About The Role
To complement our teams, continually develop new products and drive quality in our Manufacturing Facilities, we are inviting applications for the position of Mechanical Design Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, in this role you will have the responsibility of producing design and detailed drawings, together with written specifications, to enable manufacture of Company products, prototype components, and test fixtures.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Produce accurate design, bill of materials, detailed drawings in accordance with international standards and company procedures, within agreed timescales.
  • Be responsible for small and medium-sized engineering projects with minimal supervision.
  • Regular consultation to progress larger size projects with other members of the team.
  • Contribute to N.P.I. (New Product Introduction) projects, from concept to production handover.
  • Ensure designs are functional, safe, and cost-effective, while maintaining the expected quality & QHSE standards.
  • Implement changes to improve productivity, quality, and cost.
  • Ensure technical files for new installations are complete in accordance with Machinery Directives.
  • Maintain Design Office records in accordance with Company procedures.


Qualifications / Competencies:
Desirable:

  • Minimum - Degree or HND/HNC in a relevant discipline (e.g. mechanical engineering)
  • Proven experience within Mechanical design with design engineering background.
  • Experience on aluminium and iron castings, sheet metal, close tolerance machining.
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA), stress calculation, bearing system design.
  • Good reporting and communication skills with project members & directors.


Preferred (but not essential):

  • Chartered Engineering Qualification.
  • Exposure to diesel engine & electric motor installations.
  • Fluid dynamic and centrifugal pump design experience.
  • Experience in plastic mouldings (rotational, injection & vacuum forming).
  • Vault professional, AutoCad 2D & Autodesk Inventor.


Our Business
Our ever-growing business is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental, and Construction industrusries and one of the only UK companies to manufacture our own pump range.


What We Can Offer You

  • Competitive salary
  • Eligible for company bonus scheme (annual and quarterly payments)
  • Medicash Scheme - medical expenses scheme (access to 24-hour online GP services, discounted gym memberships)
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • 3x your annual salary life insurance (DIS)
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) & access to Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts/vouchers for supermarkets, high street shops, holidays and more)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Hybrid working (i.e., working from home and in the office) pattern.


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