Senior Mechanical Design Eng

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Eng
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 958664_1547631734
Contact Name: Alex Fishley
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2019 09:42

Job Description

Job Description

*Responsible for the mechanical design of standard and special purpose machines for the lead acid battery industry, examples of which are, but not limited to:
oLead plate feeders and stackers
oLead casting machines
oAssembly and test machines for batteries
oRobot loading and machining cells.
*Carry out detailed mechanical design work including 3D modelling, prototyping and design verification testing, as required. Agreeing the mechanical design approach with the Engineering Manager and other Senior Mechanical Design Engineers.
*Responsible for ensuring the design fully complies with machine specification.
*Ensure the mechanical design functionality meets the users requirements. Produce designs to specified deadlines and achieve the required timescales.
*Responsible for mechanical component selection taking into consideration standardisation, obsolescence, availability and cost.
*Co-ordinate with other discipline Engineers (electrical, pneumatics and software) within the department to produce multi-disciplinary design solutions.
*Responsible for preparing and presenting mechanical designs at design reviews.
*If required, generate minutes from Design Reviews.
*Ensures design files and information are kept up to date and stored in accordance with departmental procedures.
*Highlight all mechanical/technical risks to the Engineering Manager / Team Managers.
*Keeps up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards.
*Follow departmental processes relating to management of designs.
*Responsible for creation of 2D drawings to allow manufacture or purchase.
*Responsible for production of Customer Sign off drawings for new orders.
*Responsible for generation of Assembly drawings and bills of materials.
*Responsible for meeting design to cost figures.
*Responsible for carrying out design change requests in a timely manner.
*Ensure the mechanical design output fits in with all other aspects of the design.
*Works closely with operations, manufacturing and Service Technicians to ensure products are designed for manufacture.
*Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the Engineering Manager.
*Creation of technical reports and documentation as required for customers and development projects.
*Be available for onsite customer support (presentations and fault finding) as required.
*Take technical lead on specific projects and agree technical approach with the Engineering Manager / Team Managers.
*Responsible for checking drawing/parts libraries are up to date and correct regularly.
*Responsible for checking and validating Mechanical Engineers designs and drawings where required.
*Liaise with colleagues regularly to update design status and collate cost data relating to the mechanical design.
*Take responsibility for coaching and supporting Mechanical Engineers in design techniques and the departmental processes.
*Identify any personal or mechanical team training needs to the Engineering Manager / Team Managers.
*Regularly review the departmental design processes and identify any updates required.
*Develop effective relationships with all internal and external stakeholder, customers and suppliers.
*Ensure that all Company policies and procedures are adhered to within operations area including Berkshire Hathaway's ethical policies.

You may also be required to undertake additional tasks or duties from time to time and which are reasonably within your capabilities.

For further details, please contact Alex Fishley at: - 01453 852 556.

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