Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Contact: Guy Allen
Call: Guy
Reference: 3941
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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Gloucester

Hours of work: 8.00am - 4.45pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am - 12.00pm Friday

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Acting as technical lead for customer orders and development projects, where they provide bespoke engineered solutions, the Mechanical Design Engineers appraise and approve designs and write supporting technical documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

      Structural and mechanical calculations

Preparation of detailed technical reports, testing documents and installation manuals

Preparation of technical drawings using SolidWorks

Product design and development

Preparation of detailed written work instructions for manufacture and installation of products

Attending customer meetings and site visits

Meetings with clients, suppliers, and third-party certification bodies

Working in line with requirements of quality, health and safety, and environmental management systems

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

      Educated to degree level in engineering (mechanical / materials / marine or similar)

Chartered engineer, or working towards Chartered status

Experienced in mechanical / structural design

Good understanding of materials, materials (such as polymers and metals) and test methods

Working experience of design using polymers

Knowledge of subsea design practices

High level of English written and verbal communication skills

Creative and innovative in approach to problem solving and product / process development

Ability to work on and progress projects independently

Highly organised, consistent, and reliable in seeing tasks through to completion

Excellent attention to detail with ability to work to consistently high standards of quality and accuracy

Champions of continuous improvement; confident to challenge working practices, recommend improvements and drive improvements through the business

Supervisory experience is beneficial, but we will support development of these skills

IT Skills - Essential (E) or Desirable (D):

      Computer literate with good knowledge of SolidWorks or a similar 3D CAD package (E)

Competent users of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel to an advanced level (E)

Working knowledge of VBA and integration of Microsoft products with other software packages (D)

Experienced in using FEA packages - ideally Abacus (D)

Experienced in using Mathcad (D

In return, you will benefit from:

      15% bonus scheme

6% pension scheme contributions (matched)

Life insurance 4x salary

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Access to lifestyle benefits website

Access to well-being programmes

Free parking on site

Free tea/coffee provided

Closing date is 11 th April 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future