Mechanical Design Engineer

Full-time Permanent Murray Myers Ltd in Design , in Engineer Email Job
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Job Description

Murray Myers are very pleased to be assisting a major engineering client with the recruitment of a key member of staff in their Design office based in Brierley Hill

Job Title: Design Engineer

Location: Dudley

Salary: £30 – 50k depends on experience

Job type: Full-Time, Permanent

The Role:

To take the initial specification for sheet steelwork, generate the product drawings, instructions, specifications, punch press programs, jig and tooling specifications/designs and settings and other information required to produce the product(s)
Liaise with customers (and Sales team) to ensure full clarity on the engineering and specification aspects of their requirements
Generate, quality check and release all specification and design information, production methods, punch press programs, processes and finishes to support procurement, product production, finishing, handling and shipping of the required quality “right first time”
Provide an effective checking function of your own and colleagues work to ensure works orders are issued meeting requirements, thus eliminating unnecessary rework
Operate and increase your proficiency with the company’s CAD systems and ensure the security, correctness, good order and accessibility of its records so speeding the release of customer orders and “standard instructions”
Learn and operate ATLAS design software
Optimise the use of materials
Generate and define production processes and facilitate continuous improvement
Assist production team leaders by developing manufacturing target times (as a basis for continuous improvements)
Work with production team leaders to generate/update processes, training and advice on quality self-checking during manufacture (e.g. check sheets). Provide quality inspection support to the Production Manager (e.g. on purchased or sub-contracted materials) and to the production team at critical times in the production process to minimise waste due to quality issues
Work with production team leaders and their team members to identify design and specification issues and ensure that they are speedily and (where relevant) permanently rectified within specification data and drawings held or that limited manufacturing concessions are agreed and recorded
Make recommendations on the control of product costs, “make or buy” decisions, value engineering, manufacturing processes and safety
Take responsibility for delivering the objectives of specific programmes (e.g. standardisation) delegated to you
Ensure that relevant design standards are maintained and that work represents professional good practice
Take a critical overview of the parameters and standards (expert systems) built into the automated design and manufacturing systems to ensure they are relevant, accurate and reflect latest innovation
Liaise with machine tool manufacturer’s engineers and generally keep yourself informed on the capabilities of machine tools and tooling and on innovations in production techniques
Candidate Requirements:

HND or degree in Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering
2D & 3D CAD/ Solidworks experience
Excellent communications skills
Good customer relationship skills
Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities

30 days annual leave
Pension Scheme
Cycle to work scheme

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