Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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An opportunity exists for a Design Engineer within Hardware Group in Wolverhampton, reporting to the Technical Manager.

The primary objectives of this position are:
 Providing product/process design expertise initially focused on Emergency Exit Hardware with further NPI's for the Hardware Group.
 To control/modify/create Bills of Materials ensuring a high degree of accuracy

Main Responsibilities and Challenges:

Based upon NPI remit, the creation of the products through Autocad Inventor / Solid Works, ensuring accuracy of componentry.
 Following the Gateway process.
 Generation of production drawings for parts and assemblies.
 FMEA analysis (parts and assemblies).
 Identification of key suppliers for sample production and the provision of drawings.
 Provision of drawings/tolerances/golden samples to the Quality Department for inwards goods inspection.
 Working with the Product Management team to ensure all data is captured in advance of product launch.
 Raising and processing engineering changes

Background and Personal Qualities:
 Industry product knowledge
 Possess pressed componentry, machined components and plastic moulding experience
 Hold extensive practical 3D CAD system experience and be able to demonstrate, ideally through Autocad Inventor / Solid Works
 Assembly modelling (including mechanism design and simulation)
 Understanding of component use of liner tolerancing
 Proficient use of geometrical tolerancing (ISO 1101)
 Knowledge of ISO 10135 (indication of moulded parts)

 Experience in production drawing creation for both parts and assemblies
 Good understanding of basic metrology
 Excellent communication skills
 Timeline focused
 Degree qualified or relevant experience
Personal characteristics:
 Must have energy, enthusiasm and commitment
 Ambitious with desire to succeed
 Capable of taking responsibility, and showing initiative
 An excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual
 Well-structured and self-disciplined
 Polite and professional
 Excellent interpersonal communication skills

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