Mechanical Design Engineer – Greater Manchester

Job Element

Detail

Job Title

Mechanical Design Engineer

Reports to / structure

Mechanical Engineering Manager

Hours / Location

Monday to Friday, 39 Hours

Core Hours:  Mon – Thur 10:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 16:00

Friday 10:00 – 12:00

Benefits

BUPA, Healthshield, 25 days holiday, (5% employer) defined contribution stakeholder pension scheme, flexi working, Christmas closure.

Business / Location

Hazel Grove Office, Greater Manchester
(some occasional travel to various locations around the world including our production facilities in China & the Philippines for new product introduction, production support, product launches, customer visits and design review)

Scope

Mechanical Design to support existing and future product developments

Purpose of the role

This is a product design role which requires a highly skilled and motivated Engineer, who will be providing mechanical engineering support for a range of RF products

Line Management

N/A

Duties and responsibilities

  • Mechanical Engineering and Design of mechanical components for new and innovative RF products.
  • Produce detailed manufacturing documentation – 3D models, drawings, BOMs, work instructions.
  • Interact with other development team members, RF/ electrical and software engineering, NPI and operations/ production engineering
  • Produce and maintain mechanical test documentation associated with products, including specifications, test schedules and compliance matrices
  • Carry out testing duties where appropriate (including environmental testing).
  • Perform technical investigations to provide data for problem assessment, design improvements and support development of solutions to technical issues.
  • Support re-designs of existing products in the company’s portfolio.
  • Carry out design reviews and contribute to documenting progress for key stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the transfer of new products from development into mass-production.
  • Interact with third parties (customers, suppliers and manufacturing partners) to understand needs and relay capabilities.

The Ideal Candidate

 
  • Solid understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of designing mechanical components using Solidworks or similar 3D design system (i.e. Pro/Engineer).
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes for medium and high volume production i.e. die casting, stamping, pressing, plastic injection moulding.
  • Good knowledge of using simulation tools for structural and thermal FEA analysis of mechanical components.
  • Ability to perform basic hand calculations in support of structural and thermal design of components.
  • Has a degree or higher qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Good understanding of prototyping processes i.e.  SLA, SLS, FDM, NC Machining.

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