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Mechanical Design Engineer - Weymouth, Dorset

Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Computer Aided Design (CAD), Systems
This vacancy has now expired.


A market leading electronics manufacturer are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer

+ Creating innovative product design concepts and ideas , converting these into robust 3D CAD models ; mainly for plastic injection mouldings but also for smaller metal fabrications and mechanisms

+ Produce design requirements and test specifications

+ Produce manufacturing data , drawings and Bills of Material to support the product development

+ Provide occasional technical product support

Skills and Experience
+ Degree qualified , HNC / HND or equivalent through experience in Mechanical Engineering essential
+ Electro-mechanical product design experience essential
+ Understanding of specifying gear trains / drive mechanisms an advantage
+ Practical experience of designing for precision / technical plastic injection mould tooling & sheet metal construction
+ Design for Manufacture and Assembly ( Poka Yoke etc. )
+ 6 Sigma techniques to reduce variation desirable
+ Tolerance stack analysis
+ Knowledge of materials selection for product safety & reliability
+ Experience of rapid prototype techniques including 3D printing SLA/SLS and faster turnaround tooling is desirable
+ Experience with Pro E / Creo desirable
+ A good appreciation for UI / UX, human interfaces and product aesthetics desirable
+ Medium volume commercial product design in a cost conscious , high quality , lean environment

Mechanical Design Engineer


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