Mechanical Design Engineer

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    Horsham, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 1 year ago

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Horsham

Type: Permanent

Salary: £38,000 - £43,000 pa

A leading Design & Manufacturing business, specialising cutting-edge surveillance and services within the defence industries are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer.

Key Responsibilities - Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Innovative design skills in Electro-Mechanical mechanisms.

  • Assist with creating designs in 3D CAD using SolidWorks software.

  • Work with the team to perform classical engineering analysis on designs including stress, fatigue & vibration using conventional analysis and computer simulation

  • Produce detail engineering and assembly drawings for manufacturing, perform lab testing for verification and conformance of design outputs to meet the design inputs.

  • Assist with developing engineering reports to support new product designs, failure investigation and any other formal documentation to support customer requirements.

  • Liaise with wider engineering teams to integrate electronic, control and drive systems into equipment designs.

  • Have experience of working within a small, mixed discipline, project design team to produce quality design solutions in line with cost, time and quality requirements.

  • Provide support for the production, test and field engineering teams. Support the sales teams with bids and quotations.

Key skills and qualifications - Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Be innovative with a flair for new concept designs and a passion for mechanical engineering.

  • Have experience in the design of complex mechanisms and structures for use in harsh environments - preferably in the defence industry.

  • Have proven experience in the design of systems from original concept design, produced from a specification, through to production.

  • Have the ability to analyse the loads on, and design solutions for, items such as gear drives bearings and motors.

  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the application of machining, casting, fabrication and moulding techniques.

  • Have experience in the use of SolidWorks CAD system.

  • Ability to liaise with customers verbally and in writing in an effective manner, producing reports and participating in formal design reviews.

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