Northbank, IrlamManchester, Manchester M44 5AYUK
We are now looking for a Mechanical Design Contractor to work with a small team of mechanical design engineers contributing to project specific design / product configuration post customer contract award. This includes assembly & detail component design, generation of BOM’s and design substantiation (eg calculations etc) to satisfy customer requirements.
The job is full time and based at our facility in Irlam (with opportunity for home working during COVID-19 situation).
Skills and Aptitude Profile:
Mechanical Design Contractor - Person Specification
Graduate or HNC (engineering, manufacturing, or similar) + 10 years design experience.
Familiar with automation design (eg drive systems (motors, gearboxes, etc), bearings, positional accuracy.
Can detail design components, add dimensions and tolerances.
Can design assemblies including generation of assembly drawings and BOM’s.
Can work effectively as part of a team.
Can communicate clearly with colleagues regarding design intent, assessment of various options & problem resolution.
Understands manufacturing methods and designs accordingly.
Has worked with PLM systems and understands routing & approval of design documents (drawings, CAD models, calculations etc).
Direct experience of generating design calculations.
Can use SolidWorks 3D CAD system.
Can use Agile PLM system.
Can use MS Office tools.
Can use MS Teams (including video conferencing).
Foreign languages a bonus but not required.
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