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Mechanical Design Engineers

Mechanical Design Engineers

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineers
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester
Salary: £Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF3982
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2018 15:34

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineers

Our client is seeking two Mechanical Design Engineers to be part of the engineering team to support design and development of current & Heritage range of engines at the Colchester site.

Job Purpose: 
The “Mechanical Design Engineer” shall be part of the engineering team to support design and development of the VP185 & Heritage range of engines at the Colchester site.

Main Duties
1. Work within a multidisciplinary team to design and develop electro-mechanical components and systems that meet agreed functional specifications whilst adhering to both internal & international standards.
2. To produce design specifications from either product improvement requests or new product applications.
3. To design, develop and verify products in line with the business needs and to ensure that they are innovative, technically advanced and of high quality.
4. To produce calculations and/or carry out FEA on designs prior to manufacture.
5. To consider the implications of meeting technical legislations when designing products.
6. To design and specify components / products to an agreed target cost.
7. To liaise with the relevant approval bodies to certify, or amend existing product certifications.
8. To assess and/or carry out design change requests in accordance with company quality assurance procedures.
9. To create and manage structured bills of materials in the company’s MRP (SAP) system.
10. To maintain and update all existing design office records.
11. Assist with engineering clarifications from sub-contractors / suppliers.
12. Conduct 8D root cause analysis investigations and develop permanent corrective actions.
13. Creating 2D/3D designs using Autodesk Inventor.
14. Conducting “DFMEA” on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs 
15. Conducting component and system “design reviews” to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components, designs and suppliers
16. Write documentation including product scope, technical reports, engineering calculation, test reports, and issues etc.
17. Be accountable for release outcomes; supporting production, QA suppliers with reviewing products and assessing overall product quality.
18. Monitor industry updates and stay up to date with standards for your industry.

Company Specific Tasks & Responsibilities
1. Performing in a way aimed at achieving the highest possible work efficiency
2. To comply with the Company Code of Conduct
3. To provide information, maintain records and carry out all duties in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
4. To undertake such other tasks that may be reasonably required
5. To adhere to all Company processes and procedures
6. To enhance the image and reputation of the company whilst supporting its commercial interests
7. EHS Compliance: it is essential to be aware of and adhere to all Health & Safety laws & guidelines relevant to your role and to the safety of your colleagues, visitors and external partner is compulsory.