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Solidworks Design Engineer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: : Solid456
  • Location: England
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering, R and D
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/08/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
My key engineering client provide special purpose machinery solutions to both the domestic and international markets. The group currently have a number of exciting projects in the pipeline so are looking for a skilled engineer to join the team on a contract basis.


6 Months Contract (Immediate start available)
All design to be completed in Solidworks
Working on the design of special purpose machinery

The Ideal Candidate:

To take on this contract position you must be an experienced and skilled user of 3D CAD (Solidworks) within a machine build environment. (experienced with GD&T's) Candidates from various backgrounds will be considered but hands-on engineering experience would be an advantage as well as a good general knowledge of design for manufacture. Ideal candidates will come from a background in highly toleranced machinery/equipment design and project delivery. A background including the design of mechanisms, actuated components, and complex assemblies is also key.

The Role

The role is both challenging and diverse, ranging from modification and detail work to costing and project engineering. The company is keen to develop and empower all contractors and members of staff so your ideas and input will be welcome and valued throughout each project you work on. Day to day you will be expected to:

Produce detailed drawings in 2D and 3D using AutoCAD or Solidworks
Modify existing designs, as well as, design bespoke solutions
Managing the project post-design to ensure parts meet specification
Working closely with the manufacturing team, providing detailed materials and assembly specification
Liaising with sub-contract manufacturers
Working knowledge of Word, Excel

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