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Mechanical Design Engineer

Bridgwater, Somerset

£34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Designer in the Bridgwater area.

Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulics and fluids is desirable. You must have excellent CAD and solidworks experience.

To design and develop components, sub assemblies and complete equipment systems that meet agreed customer specifications on time and within budget; and to deliver a full set of engineering drawings and bill of materials for all designs.

  • Primary Responsibilities:

  • 1.To provide a mechanical design service to the company creating detailed fabrication and manufacturing drawings 2.Undertake mechanical design activities as required for new equipment and modify existing designs 3.Prepare concept drawings to obtain quotations and basic costings 4.Using SolidWorks, prepare a full set of drawings and BOMs for all designs 5.Ensure all designs comply with best design codes of practice as well as meeting specifications, requirements, objectives and safety standards 6.Liaise with other internal company departments as required 7.Take the design lead on projects from the Design, Build, and testing of automated machines. 8.Travel to site where the machines are built as required to assist with design related issues 9.Support the project manager until completion of all related tasks. 10.Integrate into the design team and share knowledge within the department and helping with the development of graduate design engineers. 11.Produce technical documentation and operation manuals for machines 12.Undertake ad hoc activities as directed by the Design Manager

Qualifications & Training Essential; *Must have a Mechanical Engineering qualification HNC/HND (or a closely related discipline) or equivalent qualification

Experience Essential; Good eye for detail and solid knowledge of manufacturing processes to ensure accurate drawings Experience in the use of 3D CAD preferred (ideally SolidWorks). Ability to generate designs in a timely manner Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and *Word programmes

  • Desirable; *Knowledge of mechanical engineering, materials and fluids, automation desirable

The role is working Monday to Friday

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

Posted 15 days ago

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