Mechanical Engineering Job

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Greaves Best Design currently has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join the team. They will have excellent SolidWorks capabilities with a strong background in New Product Innovation, Design For Manufacture, Finite Element Analysis and electro-mechanical product design knowledge and experience.  An industry competitive salary will be offered for this senior position

Important Req’s

  • - Design Experience for injection moulded plastic, metallic fabrications, mechanism design and materials and manufacturing process selection
  • - Excellent SolidWorks modelling skills
  • - Eng degree qualified with ideally IMechE status

The Job

To innovate, design and detail a wide range of product types.,

Principal Responsibilities:

  • - To design and engineer new and innovative products
  • - Preparation of design packages including 3DSolidWorks CAD models, Assembly drawings, Bills-of-Materials, Parts drawings to BS 8888 and   related documentation
  • - Problem solving to resolve issues with prototyping and manufacturing
  • - Design for production aspects of product design
  • - Client and Supplier liaison
  • - Validate design by calculation and use of FEA


Technical Skills & Specific Knowledge Required:

  • - Competent knowledge of mechanical design principals, hydraulics, pneumatics, springs, material and manufacturing process selection particularly plastic injection moulding,
  • - Design engineering skills and good ability using SolidWorks 3D CAD (modelling and detailing)
  • - Design Experience (mechanism design and material selection)
  • - Knowledge in electronics, sensors, etc.
  • - Project management skills including excellent communication, presentation & report writing skills.
  • - Manufacturing / Production experience
  • - Ability to read and understand circuit diagrams, and wiring drawings
  • - Fully PC literate. Competent user of Microsoft Office software

Desirable Knowledge / Experience:

  • - Knowledge of data logging and analysis /PC controlled equipment, machine setting techniques, and electrical wiring.
  • - Ability to understand circuit diagrams, and wiring drawings

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please email you interest and cv to  John Greaves