Acorn Recruitment Bridgend, Bridgend, CF31 3RT
Summary MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER Bridgend Permanent Full Time - 37 hour week Acorn is looking to recruit a self-motivated and technically self-sufficient Mechanical Design Engineer for their client, a specialist Automotive and Aerospace Manufacturer based in Bridgend. Excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing company with progression opportunities for the right candidate. Purpose of Job: To support the team in the following areas: *NPD, New product development driven by company and market requirements *Mechanical Engineering support for current products and developing solutions for existing manufacturing or operational functions to enhance productivity, reliability and continuity of performance and build. *Creation of documentation for the release of products to production, including but not limited to BoM, spares list, build instructions and assembly drawings. *Concept development and evaluation. Thus providing efficient solutions to the development of processes and products, ranging from small component designs to complex turnkey solutions. Candidate Skills: *From a top level brief, and working in collaboration with electrical, controls and software engineers - design solutions for engineering problems. *Developing a project specification with colleagues, often including those from other engineering disciplines. *Producing details of specifications and outline designs. *Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment in accordance with design specifications. *Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety, reliability and throughput *Developing, testing and evaluating theoretical designs; *Discussing and solving complex problems with customers, internal departments, sub-contractors and suppliers. *Experience of previous design work to ensure parts can be manufactured and supplied in a cost effective manner. *Experience of design for manufacture to ensure design concepts can be consistently manufactured to ensure repeatability of function and operation. *Assembly of prototypes *Preparing product documentation for production, service, publications and sales and marketing. *Ensuring designs conform to international standards and directives. *Recommending modifications following prototype test results. *Considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints *Liaison with suppliers on design interpretation. *Experienced in design manufacture, assembly and service. *Undertake any other projects and duties as requested which are within the competence of the job holder. *Design robust solutions within a 3D environment, ensuring best practice modelling to minimise waste in the model and eliminate conflicting information between models and drawings. *Work within ISO 9001 standards. Create engineering drawings conforming to BS8888 and internal company standards for presentation to various suppliers. Key Skills: *Experience of using Autodesk Inventor for part drawing and assembly creation. Other CAD packages would be considered. (Creo, Solidworks) *Experience of BoM creation and control within CAD package. *Experience of Vault or other PLM software. To apply, please send your CV to [email protected] Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.