Mechanical Design & Production Engineer - Crewe

£40K + Package - Manufactucturing/Production
Ref: 375 Date Posted: Monday 10 Dec 2018
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Working for a world leader in the innovation, research development and manufacture of mass sprectrometry products and solutions for a myriad of applications. As Mechanical Design & Production Engineer, you will be based from a world class facility in Crewe where they are proud to manufacture within the UK .

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The Mechanical Design & Production Engineer job itself where you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a range of high performance mechanical hardware. As such the position will primarily require the candidate to perform design and analysis of mechanical systems, equipment and packaging. This is a key position which will enable the business unit to develop innovative, powerful and flexible products to market which in turn support the corporation's mission of profitable and sustainable growth.

This role will require you to play a major part in the design, development and continuous improvement of the company's market leading products from specification through to entire product lifecycle. As such you will be required to work effectively within a dynamic, multi-discipline engineering team on various development activities.  More specifically:

  • Take part in feasibility studies, scoping of projects and cost estimation. 
  • Contribute to project proposals and product architect definitions.
  • Specify, design, implement and validate mechanical design solutions.
  • Assist in the investigation, selection and evaluation of new components and techniques.
  • Trouble shooting of manufacturing issues.
  • Special engineering design and quotations.
  • Management of the engineering change system
  • To be the main point of contact on all mechanical technical issues discovered during manufacturing and feedback improvements to the core engineering team.
  • Identify, analyse and drive continuous improvement activities with both New Product Design and Manufacturing teams.

You will have

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline with a minimum of 3 years' experience or equivalent. 
  • Proven experience of working in design/development projects.
  • Ability to multi-task, work alone and work under pressure along with strong communication skills (verbal, written)
  • Experience of moving project through development stage gates including working closely with Production/Service team members for new product introduction. 
  • Good mechanical design skills with experience of the following: 
  • Experience of UHV and vacuum components. 
  • Working with BOM & engineering changes within an MRP system 
  • DFMEA, DFx (Desirable) 
  • Experience 2D & 3D CAD (AutoCad Inventor Desirable). 
  • Sheet metal design experience (Desirable)
  • Complete understanding of the engineering change process and adhering to ISO 9001 quality practices.
  • Familiarity with system design and complying with CE.
  • Some international travel may be required.
  • Vacuum technology - gauges, pumps, accessories, materials. (Desirable)
  • Instrumentation - system test and development. (Desirable)

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Mechanical Design & Production Engineer Salary £38K-£40K + Package

You can apply

To the Mechanical Design & Production Engineer pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk , or if you prefer to feel free to give me a call at 01275 331307.