Senior Mechanical Engineer, Manchester, £37,000

My Manchester based client are looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to the team. The business design and develop complex instrumentation, with the basis of this being embedded systems and higher level software, someone who has worked in a product development environment would be advantageous but not essential, the candidate will be expected to have some of the below skills, you are not expected to tick every box. If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Andrew Knight Amrec Recruitment Ltd

Mechanical design and associated 3D CAD modelling


Identification of design requirements and detailed specifications


Verification of new designs


Collaborate with Procurement and Production Engineering teams on NPI and process improvement


      Ensure all Company policies, procedures, standards and codes of conduct are implemented in a professional manner.


Compliance with Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) legal requirements



  • Qualifications/Education & Training    Educated to Diploma/Degree level or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject    Maths, Science and Engineering qualifications
  • Experience Extensive 3D Mechanical Design experience


  • Modelling and simulation of mechanical systems


  • Designing machined and cast metal components and assemblies.


  • Designing injection moulded components and assemblies.     


  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor and Vault


  • Design of handheld electronic equipment.


  • Design of high precision metal parts for measurement devices


  • Design of machined and cast metal parts for pressurised systems and fluid related applications.


  • Basic graphical and aesthetical design


  • Use of Product Lifecycle Management systems




  • Skills & Competencies



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


  • IT Literate – Word, Excel, Corel Draw, etc


  • Good organisational skills


  • Ability to manage own time effectively within a project        


  • Knowledge of test and measurement equipment


  • Additive manufacturing techniques



  • Personal Attributes


  • Able to show initiative and adapt quickly to new requirements.


  • Hands on approach.


  • Strong practical skills.


  • Able to work individually and as part of a goal orientated project team


  • Well organised and methodical


  • Well presented with a positive, proactive and professional approach 
  • Other
  • Live within a commutable distance of East Manchester (up to 1 hour)           

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