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Job Ref:  EMP375290
Employer:  Matchtech Group plc.
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Cheltenham
Post Code:  GL50
Salary:  £43,000 - £48,000/year
14/10/2016 21:32
A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer position has arisen with our client, who develops and supplies special purpose machinery to automation, manufacturing and OEM companies.

Design experience

The Job
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will take technical lead on specific projects as identified by the Engineering manager / Team Managers. Additionally will assist the Engineering Manager in coaching other Mechanical Engineers to develop Design skills and work to the departmental processes.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Highlights all mechanical technical risks to the Engineering Manager / Team managers
• Keeps up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards
• Liaises with other departments to ensure that the required information is available when needed and customer requests are dealt with in a timely manner
• Follows departmental processes relating to management of designs
• Responsible for creation of 2D drawings to allow manufacture or purchase
• Responsible for production of Customer Sign off drawings for new orders
• Responsible for generation of Assembly drawings and bills of materials
• Responsible for meeting design to cost figures
• Responsible for carrying out design change requests in a timely manner
• Ensures the mechanical design output fits in with all other aspects of the design
• Works closely with operations, manufacturing and production engineers to ensure products are designed for manufacture
• Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the Engineering Manager
• Creation of technical reports and documentation as required for customers and
• Extensive Experience in a similar role ideally within machine design /automation or similar industry.
• Solidworks experience desirable, Autocad/Inventor also acceptable
• Familiarity with technical specifications
• Knowledge of Materials (desirable) Supervisory experience
Additional Skills
• Ability to understand/produce technical drawings
• Ability to co-ordinate with the other discipline Engineers (electrical, pneumatics and software) within the department to produce multidisciplinary design solutions. Able to report mechanical design status on the assigned tasks whenever asked.
• Liaises with other company employees regularly to update design status Collates cost data relating to the mechanical design
• Ensures the mechanical design functionally meets the users requirements Produces designs to specified deadlines and achieves the required timescales - Sets an example to the other members of the mechanical design team on how to manage designs
• Confident, proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations Good communication skills, dealing with other employees and external clients Good IT skills
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