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Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery

  • Location: Bridgend, South Wales
  • Sector: Mechanical
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: LD11297/12
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Basic + Benefits
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Job description

Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer looking for a new job in South Wales?

A leading technology business require a Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery to join their R&D team in South Wales. Their equipment is used by companies in various industries, including aerospace, defence, rail, automotive and medical.

After speaking with the hiring manager, they are looking for some experience in mechanism design, special purpose machinery design and any pneumatics experience would also be very beneficial.

The purpose of the Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery role is to support the new product development process from research and development through to product launch. You will be providing mechanical design expertise and effective solutions and designs for the development of new products, ranging from the design of individual components, electro mechanical and small mechanical systems, integrated multi axis robot handling systems to complete complex turnkey industrial laser systems.

Key responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery job:
> Working individually or as part of a team to review identified problems with customers, internal team members, sub-contractors and suppliers and to develop appropriate engineering solutions and concepts and overall specifications for new or existing projects and products
> Producing detailed component and product specifications
> Assembly, testing and analysing the performance of prototypes
> Ensuring all products are designed for ease of manufacture, assembly, operation and maintenance while ensuring costs of manufacture are minimised
> Ensuring all products are designed to perform safely, consistently and reliably in the specified operating environments while delivering the required performance and productivity

Key skills required for the Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery job:
> Proficiency with AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor or a similar 3D CAD package
> Experience in the integration of multi axis robot handling systems would be an advantage as would experience of industrial laser systems

This is a great opportunity to join a successful and privately owned business offering fantastic future career prospects.

To apply for the Mechanical Design Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery job, please email Ldeal@redlinegroup.Com or call Laura on 01582 878832 quoting reference LD11297/12, otherwise we always welcome the opportunity to discuss other engineering jobs.
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