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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 72612-ENGIN-EES_1539620478
Contact Name: Emma Smith
Contact Email: emma.smith@volt.eu.com
Job Published: October 15, 2018 17:21

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

Role Summary

An early career Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join a Test & Calibration Instruments Team to design complex instrumentation products and pressure controllers used in aerospace ground support equipment, metrology, process control and high volume industrial test.

Essential Responsibilities:
* Design and validation of mechanical assemblies/fixturing and enclosures to agreed customer and product specifications and project deadlines in both plastic and metal.
* Development and release of design documentation, including: Mechanical component and assembly drawings, Hydraulic and pneumatic circuit diagrams, System assembly drawings and User Manuals
* Participate in FMEA and Process Mapping activities to identify /minimize design risks and optimize design outcome.
* Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
* Contribute to longer-term design process improvements to drive productivity and efficiency.
* Design Change Initiation and implementation in accordance with our business procedures
* Manufacturing technical support and provide solutions for production related problems
* High standard of documentation for evidence of conformity and technical explanation
* Reviewing design specifications and requirements capture
* Ability to work across continents with remote engineering and sales teams

Qualifications/Requirements:
* Degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering
* Knowledge of 3D CAD tools (Solidworks, Pro/Engineer, etc.)
* Exposure to working in multiple disciplined (electrical, mechanical) design teams
* Knowledge of Design principles for Manufacture and Assembly in a high product mix environment.
* Experience in both Plastics and Metal enclosure design for IP rated electronic equipment
* Background in generation of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing documentation.
* Knowledge of Ergonomic Product Design
* Experience with FEA simulation tools
* Experience of design and test. Ideally for high reliability, harsh environments including high vibration and high temperature

Desired Characteristics:

* Experience of pressure transducers and compensation techniques
* Knowledge of basic Electronic principles
* Experience within a similar, high variety, electro-mechanical environment
* Experience of working with the PED
* Six Sigma Greenbelt trained and certified
* Knowledge and experience of SAP
* Experience of Shock/Vibration & Thermal Simulations Analysis Tools (Ansys Icepak)
* Experience of plastic mould tool design and mould flow analysis.
* Experience with pressure measurement and generation technologies (pumps, sensors)* Support and/or Design experience with calibration and characterisation systems.About Us:

With a desire to attract Engineers who value varied team work and being challenged in technical problem solving, we are offering an excellent salary & benefits package and development opportunities