Mechanical Design Engineer

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Milton Keynes
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer | Milton Keynes | GBP35,000 - GBP40,000 per annum

An opportunity to work for an exciting engineering company in Milton Keynes. You'll be designing special purpose machines to be produced at a low volume in multiple industries.

Key responsibilities
  • Design parts through whole life cycle:
    • Define and present high-level concepts
    • Model detailed design
    • Create detailed drawings
    • Select and liaise with suppliers to manufacture designed components
    • Liaise with all Stakeholders (Marketing, Purchasing, Production Engineering, and Production) to gather their inputs.
    • When required, assemble parts together and carry tests.
  • Communicate and challenge the team's new designs and existing products for continuous improvement during development and maintenance.
  • Present project progress and results
  • Analyse and improve existing designs for reliability and cost
Required skills and experience
  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field
  • Experience in small volume production
  • Strong 3D CAD skills
  • Experience of common manufacturing processes (CNC, Sheet metal) and materials (Aluminium alloys, Steel alloys)
  • Tolerance stack
  • Experience designing of slow moving components and mechanisms
  • Experience with Lean and Project Management
  • Basic electrical knowledge

If you have any further questions please contact or call to discuss further