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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 896883
Contact Name: Poonam Sharma
Contact Email: psharma@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are urgently seeking experienced Mechanical Design Engineers to join our client, a specialised manufacturer who provides fully integrated engineering, design, process control, automation, procurement, installation and turnkey project management services to the global process and manufacturing industries for retrofits, revamps, turnarounds, new builds and expansions projects.

The role will particularly suit individuals who enjoy varied and challenging project scope. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small dynamic team of committed and multi-disciplined Engineers, responsible for projects from initial concept through to final commissioning, all of which must adhere to the appropriate harmonised standards.

Duties and responsibilities:

The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the specification, design and detail of plant layouts and equipment to develop innovative mechanical solutions. You can expect duties to include:

  • Design, analysis, specification and calculation of plant layouts and detailed manufacturing drawings, project engineering, component selection, procurement and cost control
  • Continuously improve manufacturability of equipment or processes
  • Support FAT, installation, commissioning, and training of equipment on site as required
  • Provide strong leadership to drive mechanical technical design and project coordination
  • Attend client and internal team meetings supporting project engineers and managers in the delivery of newly designed process plants
  • Manage project schedules and budgets and provide weekly reports to communicate project status, issues, and needs

Skills and experience required:

  • Qualification to HNC/HND or equivalent in a mechanical engineering environment is essential
  • You must have previous experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer / Draughtsman
  • Background of technical design within an engineering / process environment
  • Competence CAD draughting using AutoCAD
  • Experience in the design of bulk material handling systems (not essential)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Creative yet commercial approach
  • An absolute team player

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary negotiable dependent on experience
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays