MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

To provide engineering design, detail drawing and technical support for the manufacture and sale of a wide range of electro/mechanical interconnection products and components intended for global aerospace, defence, industrial and mining sectors, in accordance with Company requirements.

DUTIES:

  • As part of a small team, generate connector designs and cable assembly drawings to BS8888 (after training).
  • Create new product detail drawings for sub-contract component manufacture to BS8888.
  • Creation of BOM's.
  • Implement design changes on existing products and components, drawing and re-issue where required.
  • Design and drawing for customer special requests.
  • Creation of data sheets and technical specifications.
  • Creation of technical offers/proposal drawings for customers where required.
  • Provide customer technical support and respond to technical queries both internally and externally after training.
  • Provide 3D CAD models of products for customers from the database or generate as required.
  • Design basic tools and jigs for assembly/production requirements.
  • To provide ‘hands-on’ support in assembly/shop floor trouble shooting.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURS:

  • Experienced (minimum five years) Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer/Draughter with high-level proficiency in Autodesk Inventor 3D CAD software or willingness to re-train/migrate from similar software.
  • HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) preferred, as a minimum.
  • An appreciation of basic electrical principles.
  • Experience and working knowledge of BS EN ISO 9001:2015, BS8888 and, in particular, the engineering change process essential.
  • Previous drawing office experience gained in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment essential.
  • Prior experience of a manufacturing/assembly environment and its associated processes essential and ideally, small electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Experience of cable assemblies and fibre optics a distinct advantage.
  • Some practical engineering/machining experience an advantage.
  • The ability to organise time and priorities to achieve business results in a timely manner.
  • The ability to work independently and solve problems without instruction/supervision.
  • The ability to anticipate a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.
  • An effective communicator with a willingness to participate in business-led meetings/presentations.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

39½ hours per week - 8.30 am to 5.15 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30 am to 3.30 pm on Fridays with 30 minutes for lunch each day.

To apply, please forward CV to [email protected]