Mechanical Design Engineer (Gateshead)
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|Job Type||Permanent Full Time|
|Area||Tyne and Wear, England|
|Sector||Engineering & Manufacturing|
|Salary||Up to £35,000 PA + Benefits|
|Job Ref||AA TR 1431|
- COMPANY DESCRIPTION, PROFILE AND SCOPE OF ROLE:Our Client is well established engineering/manufacturing business and world leader in their field.This role represents an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Proposals Engineer.The successful candidate will provide full mechanically engineered design solutions for mechanical parts associated with all allocated projects, utilising the companies’ preferred CAD system-Creo/Windchill and produce drawings to all applicable internal and external standards and the proficient use of the company MRP system to create accurate BOM’sKEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:• Liaise with the Engineering Implementation Manager in the development of mechanical design concepts for all projects providing information to Suppliers to aid in speeding up the process of NPI. i.e. 3D modelling. And then providing all manufacturing drawings to all applicable internal and external standards in a controlled manner to operations.• Understand the basic constraints for EMC, Power Flow, Vibration, Shock, Thermal Performance, Maintenance and Access requirements so to assist in the development of mechanical assembly concepts for each project.• Follow department and company quality processes (ISO9001)• Monitor the progress of all undertaken mechanical design by holding regular design reviews with the aim to speed up product introduction and reduce the cost of change-RFC’s.• Liaise with subcontract FEA providers used for analysis specific to allocated projects.• Ensure mechanical design solutions are viable and cost effective, utilising all available manufacturing methods as applicable. Consider at every opportunity cost reductions and design improvements.• Production of accurate applicable manufacturing drawings for all applicable parts (including change control) to allow operations to complete the assembly of the product. This will include but not be limited to component, sub assembly and general arrangement drawings including complete parts lists where applicable, and all specific manufacturing data.• The generation and maintenance of BOM’s using the companies MRP system.• The creation of schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, wiring schedules.• To liaise with relevant operations departments to identify and release production information specific to applicable projects as required.• The maintenance of all legacy drawing office records to the applicable company standards.• Actively follow the Company’s Health and Safety Policy, Procedures and safe systems of work, and be responsible for your own health and welfare, working with colleagues to ensure that the working environment is safe. This includes following instructions and actively participating in training and development to ensure compliance and best practice in this area.• From time to time, perform duties outside of your role as the needs of the business require.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:• Essential: HNC / ONC Mechanical Engineering• Desirable: HND / Degree Mechanical Engineering• An understanding of electrical component placing and the appreciation of health and safety and cable/busbar routing taking into consideration the build/access processes for manufacturing product.• Experience of 3d modelling and drawing generation for rotating machines, including but not limited to motors, generators, turbines, pumps and compressors, electrical windings, shrink fits and high precision tolerances would be an advantage.• Desirable: Rail, Rotating Machinery, Energy and/or Industrial Power Products• Essential: The generation of accurate 3D CAD data with the ability to transfer this into 2D drawing packs and in a standard format. Adaptable and good communicator across departments. Can work with minimum supervision to agreed timescales, innovative approach to mechanical design, demonstrate good mechanical engineering knowledge.• Attention to detail and ability to complete fully assigned tasks. The implementation of cost savings and improvements within the design of products.• The ability to work with Suppliers and Customers to understand requirements and ensuring communications are objective and transferred onto controlled documentation.• Desirable: Thermal and Electro Magnetic component knowledge.