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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Didcot

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical, Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

  • Contact email:

    callen@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-173728

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-25

  • Startdate:

    2022-07-25

ROLE- Mechanical Design Engineer

LOCATION- South Oxfordshire

TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £38,000- £55,000 per annum plus benefits (dependent on experience)

My client works within the engineering manufacturing sector, and they are looking to take on a Mechanical Design Engineer, on a permanent basis, in the South Oxfordshire area.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Degree qualified or the equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 years’ or more experience working in a similar hands on Mechanical Design position within a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency with using 3D CAD; ideally SolidWorks but other software will be considered
  • Have the ability to select the correct engineering components and materials
  • Previous experience of working with special purpose machine assemblies, test rigs or precision tooling would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well alone as well as part of a team
  • Full UK Driving Licence
The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Designing development equipment, prototype production tooling, test rigs, machine parts and other equipment in an engineering development environment
  • Working with SolidWorks CAD software
  • Taking projects from brief through to the full design solution and then to final validation
  • Meeting deadlines and targets that are set
  • Conducting product testing
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Providing engineering problem resolution and support
  • Working closely with the electrical / controls team to ensure key projects are delivered to customers on time
  • Using project management tools to help deliver projects too
  • Looking at any opportunities to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives
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.