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Mechanical Project Engineer

Posted 19/11/2021
£30,000 - £38,000 per annum
Kettering
Full time


Our client is a leading engineering business that has been established for over half a century providing mechanical handling solutions to many industries across the globe.

They are looking to recruit a Mechanical Project Engineer on a permanent basis to their expanding team.

Mechanical Project Engineer - Purpose of Job:

Technically assist and accompany sales engineers in client presentations and scoping meetings to effectively advise clients on engineering and technical issues.
To produce integrated plant designs in both 2D layouts and 3D models as GAs for the Engineering and Sales departments
To produce detailed designs and other drawing work for the Engineering department
To produce technical documents for the Engineering and Sales departments

Mechanical Project Engineer - Duties:

Design innovative, space-saving, fully functioning 2D layouts in CAD and 3D models in SolidWorks to meet the requirements of our expanding customer base.
Work with sales engineers in client presentations and scoping meetings to provide technical expertise
Ensure design quality, cost, time and standardisation are appropriately considered throughout the design and delivery process
Work on the continuous improvement of existing products and processes
Produce detailed manufacturing drawings from 3D models (SolidWorks).
Create and maintain supporting documentation for manufacture, operating manuals, health and safety, maintenance etc…
Create and manage BOMs (Bill of Materials) within company MRP system
Define product technical specifications taking into account both internal design standards and legislative/mandated industry standards
Challenge existing designs and manufacturing methods
Work closely with the Manufacturing department, Project Engineers and Sales team to ensure designed products meet the requirements of the business
Liaise with both customers and suppliers to deliver the best solution possible
Be hands-on and pro-active, own the product development from initial concept through design, release, manufacturing, testing and commissioning
Use, maintain and share with colleagues a library of standard products and to make suggestions for its improvement whenever possible. This will include liaising with the R&D department to create new costing modules to match the modular designs produced by the R&D team. It will also means creating standard packages for third party items so there is minimal repeat work.

Mechanical Project Engineer - Identified Skills

High proficiency in SolidWorks or other equivalent software
Technical knowledge of the design process including gateway based delivery systems
Creative and innovative with a desire to improve continuously
Effective organisational skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Flexible and dependable
Good team player
Able to efficiently communicate both written and oral

Mechanical Project Engineer previous suitable job titles: Design Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Design Engineer, Mechanical Project Design Engineer, Mechanical Project Engineer, mechanical engineer

Due to current high volumes of applications to our advertised jobs, we are unable to respond to every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.



Catfoss Recruitment Ltd

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