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Mechanical Design Engineer | Proftech

Mechanical Design Engineer

  Coventry, West Midlands

Reference #: 893865_1541502381
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £32000 - £35000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 06/11/2018

Mechanical Design Engineer

A Machine Tool Manufacturer is currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer. The ideal candidate must have experience in machine tools design (CNC machinery) and a strong background in 3D CAD Design.

Position Type: Permanent

Contract: Full Time- (Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am - 4.30pm, Friday 8am - 3.30pm)

Responsibilities

  • Creating designs from initial concept to drawings and BOM's for manufacture.
  • Regenerate & Update old & new drawing formats on the CAD system database to standardise drawings where possible.
  • Improve and update existing designs to achieve the use of common components, improve quality and reduce assembly times and cost.
  • Design new products including grinding machines, sub-assemblies, fixtures, loading mechanisms and tooling.
  • Design of gear systems, slide ways, machine bases, hydraulic and pneumatic systems etc.
  • 3D CAD Modelling and Drafting on Autodesk Inventor 2015 creating drawings of manufactured components and castings.
  • Calculating forces (inertia, torque, etc.).
  • Produce design solutions that meet customer and internal requirements, conform to safety and other legal requirements.
  • Preparation of documentation for manufacture and assembly i.e. drawings, bills of materials etc…
  • Liaison with shop floor staff, design engineers, sales team and suppliers.

This position requires a well-motivated, confident Mechanical Design Engineers who can demonstrate the following;

  • A strong background in 3D Cad Design, FEA, geometric and dimensional tolerances.
  • Experience in machine tools design.
  • Experience in selecting motors, calculate inertia, torque.
  • Relevant qualification i.e. HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering Ability to work in a demanding environment providing accurate and timely output to a high standard.

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