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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH122986
  • Location: England, Cornwall
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering, R and D
  • Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
  • Date posted: 21/03/2018
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Job title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (DOE)
Location: Cornwall

(Materials handling / bulk handling, manual handling equipment)

I have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Design Engineer to join an innovative and successful design and manufacturing company in Cornwall.

This role will suit an engineer who is hands on and has the ability to think out of the box to overcome complex and technical problems. You must be a team player who possesses excellent leadership qualities as part of your role will be to lead a team of designers to ensure the timely delivery of multiple projects.

As the successful Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Ideally you will have experience creating detailed designs using Solidworks, however experience in other CAD packages can be considered as training will be given. Experience designing a variety of material / bulk handling solutions would be very advantageous. Although the role is primarily based within the design office it will include time spent in the special purpose built factory overseeing the manufacturing of products.

You will be responsible for designing the company's full product range, you will see the product from concept through to completion, this will mean liaising with all departments as well as clients to ensure project deadlines are met on time and to the company's continuously high standards.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer responsibilities:
-Design bespoke manual handling equipment
-Create detailed 3D designs using Solidworks
-Supporting the manufacturing department throughout the whole process
-Design hydraulic circuits for lifting applications
-Provide leadership to a team of Design Engineers
-Involvement in production planning to ensure jobs remain on schedule
-Manage jobs from concept design all the way through to the finished unit
-Contribute to the design team in such a way as to increase output of the department
-Take on projects as a project leader and therefore manage all aspects of a project
-Improve processes and systems in order to increase efficiency

Desired skills and experience:
-Solidworks 3D design
- Broad mechanical design and draughting experience ideally in a materials handling environment
-Hydraulics design
-Familiar in the use of FEA Stress Analysis

Salary: 40K-60K DOE

If you are the right candidate for this exciting opportunity please do not hesitate to apply today.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.