Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Specialism

    Mechanical And Electrical Engineering
  • Industry

    Manufacturing & Production
  • Pay

    40k - 48k

Mechanical Design Engineer

Your new company

Hays Recruitment are looking for a Mechanical Design Manager. Our client has specialised in the distribution transformers for almost half a century, they have a wealth of experience and cutting-edge knowledge of both engineering and manufacturing. As recognised experts in their business, our client has the proven technical ability to soar as one of the global market leaders in the industry.

You would be joining a company that provides distribution transformers and solutions to industry and utility companies with increasing specialisation in the renewable energy sector. They provide products that deliver useable energy to businesses, homes, hospitals, and industry every day. Established in 1977, Our client is a privately owned enterprise which has enjoyed substantial double-digit growth in recent years, the company has grown through major expansions to become a market leader in the manufacture of bespoke, quality solutions for the electrical industry.

Your new role
You will be joining our client as a Mechanical Design Engineer. The role of Mechanical Engineer is to design distribution transformers in line with customer specification. The successful candidate will be a key player in expanding our range and increasing our capabilities. Both electrical and mechanical design is carried out on-site. This is an excellent opportunity that will report directly to the Head of Design but will require the successful candidate to work closely with departments across the business. We are looking for a self-starter who can work in a team environment with good communication skills.

The salary will be negotiable depending on skills, candidature and experience. We hope to start the individual as soon as possible. This is an opportunity to join a growing global company with a proven history and an exciting future.

Key Responsibilities include; To translate customer expectation into mechanical design that can be profitably made in the plant, Create detailed drawings and BOM’S for production & logistics, Design transformers for ease of manufacture and to ensure optimal costs, Make recommendations to customers and business, Collaborate with production for quality first time, Preparation of costings, specs, drawings and technical details for customers, Direction and co-ordination of prototypes manufacture, Liaison with R&D to improve efficiencies, Optimising design to the customer specification., Preparation of instructions and drawings for use on the factory floor and preparation control and updating technical and material specifications

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate will have a degree/diploma in Mechanical Engineering with working experience of AutoCAD, Pro E or other design packages. 1-3 years’ experience is preferred. Organisational skills and a drive for continuous improvement is essential. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication, Previous SAP experience, Strong work ethic and self-starter. Analytical and detail orientated. Good Time Management and Decision-Making Skills and preferable experience in a manufacturing environment/manufacturing best practice. Experience with internal standards and quality conformance metrics. Highly proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Requirement to both work on-site and to travel for business. Finally, a full clean driving license is essential.

What you'll get in return

Full Time Role (Monday – Friday – 8.15AM – 4.45PM) Salary 40k-48k DOE. Pension Scheme - 5% contribution by employee and an 8% contribution by the company, Health Cash Fund, Training period – Shadowing existing Engineers, Holidays – 26 holidays per year with 1 full years’ service (19 shutdown, 7 use anytime), service holidays accrue once 3 years’ service complete, Discounts of local retailers, gym & swimming pool, Bike to work scheme, Christmas Voucher Bonus and Personal & Professional growth through external courses and company education funding support.

What you need to do now
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