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Lead / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Near Aldershot

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    £40000 - £47000 per annum

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    Charlotte Allen

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    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

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    17 days ago

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Role – Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Type - Permanent

Location – Near Aldershot

Salary - £40,000- £47,000 per annum plus benefits (please advise what you're looking for)

My client designs and manufactures plastic electro-mechanical engineering products, and they are looking to take on a Lead / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on a permanent basis, near the Aldershot area.

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Degree / HNC/ HND qualified in Mechanical Engineering / Design or similar
  • 5 years’ or more of industry experience working as a Senior / Mechanical Design Engineer in a similar design and manufacturing technical environment having project / design ownership
  • Having knowledge of 3D CAD – SolidWorks ideally
  • Previous experience working within high volume manufacturing and within DFM
  • Technical experience with injection moulded plastics and rapid prototyping techniques (3D printing)
  • Previous experience working with products that include electronic components 
  • Be able to generate design solutions to meet the technical specifications and then carry out hands on testing to check suitability by doing prototype builds
  • Experience of working with materials and be confident selecting materials for use in different environments including harsh environments
  • Good organisational skills are required and good time management too
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written to work with other engineering colleagues in the UK and China
  • Have the ability to work well alone as well as part of a team
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Undertaking a range of design tasks using SolidWorks CAD software
  • Working closely with other engineering colleagues and teams in different countries
  • Being responsible for all mechanical designs and fixing any issues to ensure designs are suitable and meet the requirements
  • Being involved in developing and testing both new and existing products
  • Selecting the correct materials for the right environment
  • Devising test plans
  • Bringing innovation, creativity and problem solving skills to the role
  • Thinking outside the box when required
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.
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