Mechanical Design Engineer/ Design Engineer

30000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual
31 Oct 2019
28 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Melbreck Technical is currently working with a growing business specialising in off highway vehicles manufacture based near Barnsley.

The role is to provide support to all operational processes in the development of and maintaining of Jigs and fixture Design systems. Provide leadership and facilitation of the Jig and fixture design and prove out process for both new and existing products, to ensure jigs are capable of producing product/parts to drawing, providing through the use of process experts clearly defines alternative process or methods of manufacture.


??Attend Stakeholder meetings for the production areas assigned as your responsibility, provide timely feedback and complete actions to agreed time scales

??Lead and facilitate the design, manufacture and implementation of new jigs and fixtures

??Liaising with Design and Project Engineers

??Develop and maintain Jigs and fixture designs, models, 2D drawings, calibration requirements

??Lead and facilitate jigs and fixture design project teams to deliver new and existing jigs/fixtures on time to agreed targets

??Liaise with Fabrication Validation Engineer to provide detailed analysis of capability, functionality of new jigs and fixtures and improve for production readiness

??Provide updated drawings for Engineering Change proposals to existing jigs and fixtures, proposal of modifications where applicable or the need for new.

??Liaise with NPD Project Engineers

??Develop and maintain for all jigs and fixtures the calibration master control documents for existing and legacy products

Skills required:

??Degree level mechanical engineer (HND may be considered)

??3D and 2D CAD experience (preferably CREO or equivalent)

??Design bias background with jigs and fixture development and control

??Previous fabrication product design experience

??Experience of Automated, Semi-automated and manual manufacturing process experience

oCutting: Laser, Plasma, Waterjet etc.

oPressing and cold forming

oCNC Machining

oAutomated welding



Work hours:

Monday - Thursday 07.30 - 16.30 & Friday 07.30 - 13.30

They are offering a generous benefits package including:

??Holiday entitlement is 25 days per year increasing by 1 day every 5 years to a maximum of 30 days plus 8 statutory days

??Company pension 5%

??Westfield Health

??Death in Service

If you are interested in this role then please get in contact ASAP at the same time if you know of anyone who is looking and would be suitable for this role I would be really grateful if you could refer them to me