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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Horizon Search & Selection Ltd

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Published
24-08-2018
Job ad details
Published
24-08-2018
Expires
26-10-2018
Job ID
329867834
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering

Our client, an impressive global manufacturing company is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their Design department at their newly acquired facility in Bury St Edmunds.  The company design, develop and manufacture high performance products and solutions for the ever growing image capture and content creation market.

The role of the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is focused on the design and development of product lines including Robotic, Prompting and Manual Supports. Working as part of the project team, this role will include supporting Product Management in order to define product specification, developing new concepts. Also refining prototypes and integrating Design for manufacture and Quality Principles delivering a tested, finished product through to production stage.

Primary duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of customers needs  and the potential for product functionality via ongoing communication with key end-users and industry experts
  • Conceive  and develop innovative products offering quantifiable benefits and novel solutions to customers needs
  • Undertake theoretical analysis and mathematical modelling in support of concept development and design verification
  • Identify and assess new technologies for beneficial application in company products
  • Investigate novel applications of existing technologies
  • Devise, implement and document appropriate experiences and tests
  • Plan and conduct projects to defined milestones and cost targets
  • Generate design data and formal documentation to support product progression through the NPI process
  • Provide technical support in the preparation and execution of patent applications
  • Support the Product Management department in defining product strategy and technical objectives
  • Collaborate with peers in order to develop  the  optimal environment to create innovative processes
  • Acting as a mentor to members of the team
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team during product development

For this role our client is seeking a candidate who is not only a talented Design Engineer but someone who is also able to lead a team and assist the company in sharing and upholding the companys core values.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Ideally education to Degree level within Mechanical Engineering or related subject however equivalent experience within a similar role will also be considered
  • A proven background in mechanical/ mechatronic product design
  • Experience of using high-end 3D CAD systems
  • The ability to apply appropriate theoretical analysis in the development of engineering solutions
  • Conversant with major simulation and CAE applications such as CAD & FAE
  • Experience of precision machined parts, castings, plastic mouldings, mechanisms and transmissions
  • The ability to work to tight and changing deadlines
  • Previous experience of creating and maintaining comprehensive records and test documentation
  • Outstanding communication and presenting skills

Desirable skills

  • Matlab
  • Electronic design, microprocessor/ microcontroller applications, programming, servo deswign and instrumentation
  • Experience of hydraulics or pneumatics
  • 3D dynamic systems
  • Agile project management methods

To apply for this brilliant role, please send your CV to Gemma Turp today!

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application. If you have not been contacted after two weeks from the date of your application unfortunately you may have been unsuccessful. We strive to deliver an excellent service to all of our candidates and as such, should you wish to discover the reason you may have been unsuccessful please dont hesitate to get in touch with us on 01379 898474.

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Job ad details
Published
24-08-2018
Expires
26-10-2018
Job ID
329867834
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering
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