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Senior Mechanical Design & Development Engineer

£35000 - £43000/annum
Long Eaton
11/01/2019 (17:31)
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Mechanical Design & Development Engineer x2

£35,000 - £43,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

Concept design and new product development – Derby

The company are a worldwide business with expertise in a number of different industries. They design and manufacture bespoke machined products/machinery. They are looking for positive, talented and ambitious engineers to join the team.

The company have an excellent reputation for training and development. They will support ambitious engineer’s progression (whether that be on a technical or personal level). If you are looking to become chartered (and are not already) the company will support you through this.

Duties & Responsibilities (as an overview)


Individual responsibility for specific development programs to include the generation of development plans and specifications for standard or special products, design generation and qualification testing.

The approval of new and cost-effective materials

Detailed engineering design using 2D and 3D CAD systems.

The preparation of product standards documentation, excel driven 3D models and corresponding 2D drawings

Engineering calculation and evaluation using stress analysis.

The use of commercial design codes and FEA software such Ansys or equivalent

Build, test and inspect development products establishing best practice associated with design and assembly.

The evaluation, manipulation and presentation of test results / data and the creation of test reports

Detailed failure analysis activities, including investigation / reporting / resolution.

Participation in the department’s innovation initiative - the invention of new concepts / ideas, and the generation of new IP.

Required Skills and Experience


Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline

Some post-graduate work experience, in a mechanical product development role would be preferred

Experience of 3D CAD modelling & 2D drawing (ideally SolidEdge / SolidWorks, or similar)

Attention to detail and the ability to build good relationships.

Experience of working with rotating equipment would be advantageous

Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis (Ansys, Abaqus, etc.) would be an asset

In return for your expertise, the company will invest in your development – offering a competitive salary and opportunities you will not normally see in a larger business.

If this role is of interest and you have a background in design please call James Taylor on (phone number removed) for immediate discussion.

Relevant Job Titles: Mechanical Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Product Design Engineer, Mechanical Development Engineer, Research and Development Engineer, R&D Engineer, Development Engineer, Senior Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer.

Key Words: Design, Mechanical, Solidworks, calculations, research and development, stress analysis, FEA, CFD.
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