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Mechanical Design Engineer

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    Daniel Warby

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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    9 days ago

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Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Coventry

Salary: £DOE

Industry: Switchgear Manufacturing

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and leading manufacturer and supplier of switchgears based in Coventry. Due to team growth a new opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a successful team and business on a permanent basis.

Main Purpose of the Role  

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Engineering team.  

Main Responsibilities: 
  • To design, detail and update electrical control and distribution panel documentation necessary for purchase, build and commissioning activities.
  • Attend production schedule meetings
  • Work within Quality, Cost & Time constraints
  • Apply knowledge, skill and experience to design and implementation of new innovative solutions  
  • Carry out contract reviews as per the requirements of the quality procedure
  • Ensure all activities undertaken are fully compliant with quality management system and in accordance with health and safety requirements

Essential Criteria
  • Qualified to degree level in Mechanical Engineering – (or equivalent experience)
  • Working knowledge of engineering design system, Bill of Materials, 2D CAD design and engineering change
  • Experience in product design lifecycle – from concept to introduction into manufacturing (ideally in safety critical industry)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Passion for producing innovative design solutions
  • Good team player
  • IT literate

Desirable Criteria
  • Experience / knowledge of rail industry
  • Project Management Experience highly desirable
  • Knowledge of electrical switchgear components and assemblies 
  • Design For Manufacture
  • Design For Reliability
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension and death in service provisions for employees in pension scheme 
  • 25 Days Hols (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) 
  • Health and Wellbeing Initiatives 
  • Employee offers and discounts from various retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme, recognition events and rewards 
  • Free car parking
Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!
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