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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Honiton, South West

Pay: Up to £35000

Sector: Commercial

Job Type: Permanent

Date Added: 18-10-2018

Expiry Date: 30-11-2018


The gap personnel group are acting as an Employment Agency.

gap Personnel Exeter are recruiting for a Design Engineer to join our client’s team. The successful Design Engineer will create innovative and cost-effective designs using CAD to a high standard. Role overview: • Produce innovative mechanical designs centred on functionality, simplicity and economy • Use a good base understanding of mechanical design to rapidly develop suitable designs, avoiding multiple design / analysis / prototype iterations • Can design using 3D CAD software to a defined specification and within hours specified. • Component and assembly design from concept to production in an automotive environment using 3D CAD (Solidworks). • Design components to include sheet metal, turned / machined items, small and large fabrications, including manufacturing considerations • Maintain accurate design records and maintain drawing issue control. • Use the PDM system to store and issue drawings. • Revise or amend existing designs and drawings to meet new requirements • Work with the Senior Engineer and other team members to provide the best output. • Liaise with suppliers in order to source new components. • Assess prototypes for correct fit and function. • Material selection • Assess the strength of components using hand calculations (and FEA) • Prepare documentation for design review Candidate overview: • 3D Cad skills preferably with SolidWorks, although adaptation training will be given. • Engineering draughting experience for detail components and assemblies. • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. • A good communication skill (verbal and written) at all levels including suppliers and customers. • Generally computer literate and able to adapt to different software etc. • Good report writing and project information recording. • Able to resolve basic computer problems with minimal help. • Minimum of HNC qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or related discipline. • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development. • Evidence of Working within a nuclear environment. Salary: £28,000-£35,000 doe

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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