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Design Engineer / Mechanical Design Engineer required to join a growing manufacturer of automotive and plant machinery components in the Sandbach area. Primarily a sheet metal fabricator, typical clients include blue chip automotive and plant machinery manufacturers and suppliers. The successful candidate will be experienced in jig and fixture design and preferably degree qualified/HND/HNC/apprenticeship served in a mechanical engineering field of study.
The key responsibility of this role will be to read and understand initial design drawings for industrial and commercial components to automotive and plant machinery applications. Then to produce jigs and fixtures to assist in the production of said productsreaching the performance levels clients have come to expect. Other responsibilities will include:
Creating Bill of Materials(BoM) estimates.
Design and producing Jigs and Fixtures where required.
Working alongside colleagues and clients (where needed) to come up with engineering solutions encountered in the design phase.
Communicate clearly and collaborate with shop floor personnel to ensure final products are manufactured correctly and to client specifications and requirements.
Degree/HND/HNC/Apprenticeship Served Qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field of study.
Proficient in the use of 2D and 3D CAD software. Specifically, RADAN and AutoDesk INVENTOR although other packages are considerable.
It is desired that the successful candidate will have some working experience in a similar capacity. A year in industry while studying will count toward this.
Ability to understand and create engineering drawings.
Experience/Knowledge of steel fabrication equipment such as laser cutters, press brakes and welding processes.
Clear written and verbal communication.
Able to use MS Office packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
Based in a commutable distance of Sandbach.
Salary: £28,000£42,000(Dependent on Experience)
33 Days Holiday inc. Bank Holidays
38hrs per week flexible on how they are worked
Working hours: 08:0017:00pm MonThurs 08:0013:00pm Fri
Overtime is usually available although not guaranteed
We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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