I am currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join industry leading client of ours on an initial 6-month contract w/ potential extensions, based in Southend-on-Sea.
- Mechanical design and development of Products according to company procedures and regulatory standards, including 3D CAD and 2D Drawings
- Develop detailed designs from initial concept ideas to meet design requirements
- Design for manufacture, including liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors and producing product cost estimates.
- Create and maintain product definition information in accordance with company procedures
- Assist with review and analysis of the product design
- Deliver project deliverables within planned project & product cost constraints and timescales
- ONC/HNC in Mechanical Design or equivalent
- Good design practice and Engineering Change Control
- 3D solid modelling and 2D design (Solidworks preferred) and drawing office practice
- Microsoft Office and Product Data Management (PDM) systems
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials, e.g. machining, sheet metal, injection moulding, casting, extruding