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Ferndown  |  1 December 2018
Mechanical Design Engineer
Circa £35K

Just released……..

This is the perfect chance for an enthusiastic Mechanical Design Engineer to join a world leading manufacturer!

Working within a team of approx. 20 Mechanical Design Engineers you will be responsible for the Design of mechanical systems involving high volume and high-quality design.

This brand-new opportunity offers an excellent salary of Circa £35K, together with great company benefits such as; progression, training, free parking, ½ day Fridays + much more, based in Ferndown.

Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer: 

  • Design, detail and create bills of material within a team of predominantly mechanical engineers but liaising with other relevant teams to meet the specific requirements set.
  • Most of the design work:
  • involves adapting existing designs to suit customer requirements, although there is also some pure Research and Development;
  • relates to high speed mechanical packaging machines and associated product handling systems;
  • is project based, either working on own or as part of a team. However, there is also a requirement to perform unplanned ad-hoc design.
  • relates to new systems, although it is also necessary to provide technical support for existing and future systems.
  • is performed using Solidworks 3D.
  • Radan 2D is used for legacy work.

Personal Attributes of the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Experience with Solidworks OR inventor
  • Experience of dynamic systems and mechanisms.
  • Good technical mechanical understanding, which must include experience of dynamic systems and mechanisms.
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary – Circa £35K
  • Hours = 37.5 per week – 08:00 to 17:00 hours Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 12:30 hours
  • Pension scheme to which the Company contributes
  • 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)
  • Death in Service benefit (payable after qualifying period of one year). One times salary for 4 years from the 1st anniversary of employment.  Two times salary thereafter.
  • Free parking
  • Free tea and coffee during breaks and lunch
  • Sodexo benefits scheme – childcare vouchers; cycle to work; discounts at various national supermarkets and stores; employee assistance program.

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