Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 959240_1556118698
Contact Name: Evie Shonk
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2019 16:11

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Reading

My Client, a company at the cutting edge of technology who manufacture bespoke components is currently recruiting for a mechanical design engineer. Whilst operating in the space and defence sector you will be responsible for introducing new concepts and methods of manufacture within specifications, timescales and cost.

Job Functions:

*Undertake detailed design work on new and existing products in collaboration with the Sales team, production and quality personnel.
*To oversee the new products from quotation through to delivery, ensuring that the company achieves its targeted technical performance, costs and delivery time objectives.
*To develop specifications for these products
*To maintain appropriate design data, design records and test information, including the custody of customer drawings and specifications.
*To maintain standards and specifications issued by standard bodies, ie ISO, BSI, IEEE, etc.
*To assist and support the Sales Team through responding to correspondence and telephone calls, visiting customers when required,
*Create detail drawings of designs, using the CAD system (Pro-Engineer / Creo and Autocad). Using the site NPI process you will convert customer specifications in to workable solutions, creating detailed designs & drawings using Creo3.0, working with manufacturing engineers taking the technical idea from concept through to production.
*Create and maintain bills of materials and outline process detail on the MRP system in conjunction with Operations.
*Modification of drawings on CAD and conventional media in accordance with the change request and approval system.
*You will maintain BOMs and drawing change requests, manage appropriate data on projects, write technical reports & support verification activities on new and existing programmes.
*To discuss project and design requirements with customers and suppliers as necessary.

*Qualification in Mechanical Engineering (ONC/D, HNC/D, Degree or similar) is required.

Experience and Competencies:
*3D CAD design and technical drawing experience required - conversant with Creo or a similar CAD package.
*Competent in using Microsoft Word, Project and Excel to an intermediate level required.
*Knowledge of modern manufacturing methods is required.
*Project management experience is desirable.
*MRP experience in creating reviewing and updating BOMs is desirable.
*Knowledge of DfM/DfA and technical drawing experience with a good understanding of geometric tolerances.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.