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DATE ADDED: Fri 01/03/2019

Mechanical Design Engineer

Tonbridge, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £30000 - £44000/annum 33 Days, Pension, More

Mechanical Design Engineer required to join a growing manufacturer of automotive and plant machinery components. Primarily, my client design and manufacture mechanical and hydraulic components. The successful candidate will be experienced in the use of Solidworks or similar CAD packages, working on design of sheet metal components, mounting fixtures and hydraulic applications. A degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering would be an advantage but not essential.

Mechanical Design Engineer Position Overview

The key responsibilities of the role will include:

* Carrying out 3D and 2D design of new products and assemblies through use of Solidworks and AutoCAD Computer Aided Design packages.

* Design work will be for sheet metal, mechanical or hydraulic components and assembly fixtures on plant machinery and automotive applications. This is a wide range of products and applications, consistently presenting the successful candidate new challenges.

* Carrying out prototype design and initial proof of concept work for new products.

* Keeping in regular contact with suppliers in relation to design process and design for manufacture when ready and necessary.

* Creation of assembly drawings and/or bill of materials (BoM) where necessary.

* Carry out investigations of “legacy” equipment if required to improve or make modifications to them.

Mechanical Design Engineer Position Requirements

* A degree or equivalent qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field of study would be an advantage but not essential if well experienced in mechanical design engineering.

* A minimum of 4 years working experience in Mechanical Design Engineering is essential to this position.

* Proficiency in the use of Solidworks or similar package for 3D design essential. A desirable advantage would be proficiency in the use of AutoCAD for 2D design.

* Able to use Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint would also be an advantage.

* Ability or familiarity in the use of SAP or a similar ERP System would be an advantage but not essential.

* A high level of attend to detail.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills to present ideas and solutions to co-workers and clients.

Mechanical Design Engineer Position Remuneration

* Salary: £30,000-£44,000 per annum-based on experience

* Overtime usually available although not guaranteed

* 33 Days holiday including Bank Holidays

* Pension Scheme

* Healthcare package and Life Insurance

* Work Hours 08:00am-16:00pm Mon-Fri

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Role: Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Tonbridge, Kent,

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