Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Hersham, Hersham
  • Function: Design
  • Salary: 35K - 40K / Annum
  • Reference: 12406
  • Job Type: Permanent
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - 35-40,000

Company Profile:

Job Description:

The opportunity has arisen for an engineer to join the Engineering Design team as Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. The successful applicant would require a very strong capability and background in high precision machine tool design as well as a strong appreciation of, and capability to work with, electrical, electronic and other engineering disciplines. The Engineering team is managed by the Managing Director.

Responsibilities would include the following:

- Creation and implementation and development of machine designs from small sub-assemblies for a particular upgrade purpose to entire new system designs. We currently use SolidWorks as our main mechanical design application.
- Designs will include mechanical design from scheme through assembly and detail design on to implementation, first off assembly and development. Layout and packaging of electrical and electronic systems would also be included.
- Working alongside R&D and Sales staff to brainstorm and implement new and improved designs. Liaison with the Engineering Director, other engineering designers as well as workshop and customer support staff.
- Liaison with external mechanical manufacturing resources to source and implement mechanical manufacture of designed and outsourced parts.
- International travel to customer sites for machine upgrade surveys or installation as well as engineering backup to the Customer Support function. Phone and e-mail backup of the field engineers.

Experience Requirements:

- The opportunity would best suit a person of graduate level ability with a strong design talent and practical engineering background.
- A minimum of ten years` experience in precision engineering design, ideally of precision machine tools.
- A willingness and ability to learn, diversify and grow within the position is essential and is supported by in-house and company funded training as required.
- A determination to understand and fix engineering problems with carefully considered engineering design solutions as well as the availability to travel World-wide to customer sites is fundamental.
- A full UK driving licence is essential.
- This position requires working as part of a team, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with other staff members and suppliers, at all levels, is essential.

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