Mechanical Design Engineer

Dundee Permanent £35,000 - £40,000
  • A provider of truly bespoke machines to a diverse range of industries in the UK
  • To work for one of the longest established bespoke manufacturers in the UK

About Our Client

Bespoke automation innovatively designed and manufactured to suit the exact needs of our clients. We specialise in the assembly of special purpose machine building, implementing bespoke automation solutions from food and drink to medical devices.

Job Description

The ideal candidate should have experience in the design of Automation Equipment or similar type machinery utilising pneumatic, servo actuated of hydraulically operated actuators.

Working within the mechanical design department the candidate would ideally but not essential, be required to possess a working knowledge of both Control and PLC Software aspects of logic controlled systems as they will form part of a multi-discipline team. As the systems are predominantly mechanically orientated the candidate would also be responsible for the Project Management aspect of the job.

The Successful Applicant

Skill Set:

* Proficient with Autodesk Inventor 2013 (or later) and Solid Works would be ideal

* Knowledge of pneumatic components, circuits and their design.

* Basic Project Management tools.

* Risk Assessment procedures.( preferable)

* Familiarity of the Machinery Directive and other machine related standards (including the latest EN ISO 13849-1 Safety Related Parts of the Control Systems).

* Technical writing abilities when compiling Machine Manual Documentation. (preferable)

* Ability to follow Project Plans and work to project milestones.

* Competent on the use of Microsoft Office 2010 products including Word, Excel and Access.

Personal Attributes:

* Excellent communication skills required.

* Driving Licence would be advantageous.

* Willing to travel (albeit infrequently) for Client or Supplier meetings

What's on Offer

Excellent Salary & Benefits

Opportunity to work with one of the UK's longest established automation manufacturers

Progression and Development Opportunities

Colin Lapsley
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Phone number
+44 141 331 7950

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Colin Lapsley
Consultant phone
+44 141 331 7950
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