Mechanical Design Engineer - Manufacturing

Maidstone, Kent
£33000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
19 Nov 2021
17 Dec 2021
Amanda Jordan
Job Level
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a leading manufacturer of bespoke products.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their established team.

The Mechanical Design Engineer will be tasked with assisting with project management for new products from concept designs through to finished product. This will include being responsible for detailing manufacturing and assembly procedures taking into account lean manufacturing and continuous improvement systems and techniques.

Responsibilities will include:

Managing end to end projects
Designing 3D models of bespoke products for global customers
Liaising with both the sales team and customers to identify design requirements
Producing detailed engineering/manufacturing drawings
Producing standard operating procedures to detail manufacturing and assembly methods
Producing technical documents, reports and presentations for internal and external use

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

A relevant engineering degree in the field of Mechanical/Design Engineering
Strong experience using 3D CAD software (ideally Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks)
Full lifecycle design experience - concept design, 2D/3D modelling, engineering drawings and designing for manufacture as well as maintenance and design improvement considerations
Experience of tolerance analysis including manufactured parts and assembly tolerance stack up
Lean manufacturing experience i.e. 5S or Six Sigma
Experience with use of ERP and/or MRP systems i.e. SAGE, Oracle, Progress Plus
Proven project management skills
Experience with continuous improvement systems and techniques
Project management qualifications i.e. Prince 2 / PMP
Experience of working in an ISO9001 accredited Engineering company would be advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression. Hours for this role will be 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Benefits include a quarterly bonus scheme (approximately £300 per quarter), company pension scheme of 4% and employees contribute 5%, 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing by 1 day per every year of service up to a maximum of 25.

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