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Mechanical Design Engineer
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Added: 18 Jan 2023
Job Reference: BBBH34036
Job Description
Acorn by Synergie is working with a very distinguished world market leader in the reclamation of material from the Aluminium Smelting industry to engage with a Mechanical Design Engineer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out a variety of engineering duties including designing, researching, and developing new products. In addition, they will also be responsible for ongoing development and efficiency engineering (VAVE) to existing products and supporting the business with ongoing orders.

Key role areas:

* Accurately develop associative solid models of all products utilising SolidWorks software
* Within EPDM software and archive documentation pertaining to the projects
* Create new and/or revises existing designs, drawings, and bills of material (BOM) for our products
* Responds to and resolves discrepancy reports from the shop floor
* Create Engineering Change Requests detailing the necessary changes to released designs
* Control of Bill of Materials (BoM), CAD Models and Engineering Drawings
* Updates drawings/models/BOMs as needed, and routes change requests through the approval process

Responsibilities and duties:

* Carry out detailed mechanical design work including 3D modelling, simulation (eg. thermal & stress) and design verification testing, as required
* Agreeing the mechanical design approach with the Engineering Manager and Senior Mechanical Design Engineers
* Responsible for the specification compliance of designs
* Responsible for mechanical part selection taking into consideration obsolescence, availability and cost
* Responsible for preparing and presenting mechanical designs at design reviews
* Exercises latitude and technical judgement in deciding work methods
* Ability to train the work group and lead teams within the work group
* Ability to manage group to achieve goals within budget
* Good understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality
* Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the Engineering Manager and Project Management teams

The person:

* Degree or HND/ HNC Mechanical Engineering with equivalent experience
* Experience in a similar role ideally within Induction Heating, bespoke machinery or similar industry

Technical skills:

* Ability to use CAD/SolidWorks
* Knowledge of EPDM Software (desirable)
* Ability to design processes and layouts
* Experience of FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis)
* Ability to co-ordinate with the other discipline Engineers (electrical) within the department to produce multidisciplinary design solutions

Personal skills:

* Good communication skills
* Influencer
* Strong attention to detail
* Team worker
* Total Time manager - to achieve goals/standards
* A positive "will-do" attitude

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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