High Peak, Derbyshire
£30000 - £40000 per annum
14 days ago
Mechanical Design & Development Engineer | Hope Valley
£30,000 - £40,000
Working as a Mechanical Development Engineer you will be taking projects from concept to completion including specification development, ideas generation, concept selection, feasibility, design, design confirmation, rigerous testing of the product, all relevant documentation, pre-production and production. As such communication is required company-wide. Specification of products for customer applications, Sales Team support and liaison with suppliers are also requirements of the role.
Specifically you will be designing plastic injection moulded products for mass production. This is a rare opportunity where you genuinley take a project from concept through to NPI, working closely with manufacturing to get what you have design mass produced. There is also genuine opportunity to progress into a management and senior management role, this is an important factor in the recruitment process.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (not all required)
- Degree qualified Mechanical Engineer or similar discpline.
- Ideally some experience working on concept design/product development.
- Good experience of 3D design software such as SolidWorks or Inventor.
- Experience of plastic moulding / Insert moulding, design of mechanisms - electro/mechanical.
- DFMEA / PFMEA.
- High volume manufacturing environment (DFM).
- Report writing.
- Project planning - Microsoft Project.
- New Product Introduction.
- Design of Experiments.
- Electrical awareness.
- Test Rig Development.
THE PLACE & THE PEOPLE
The people really make this business in terms of the culture, it is the type of business where you walk through the doors and everyone smiles at you and wants to help, making it a nice environment to work in.
In return, you will work for a market leader with genuine progression opportunities as the company continues to grow across this site and other in the UK. The benefits package includes a minimum of 30 days holiday, excellent pension, healthcare and dental. You will also get the opportunity to travel to other location across the globe.
If you are interested, please apply and one of our lead consultants will be in touch.
Similar job titles: Design Engineer, Development Engineer, Product Development Engineer, R&D Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager.
Key words: Design, engineer, mechanical, development, concept, NPD, NPI, DFM, project.