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SolidWorks Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: South East
Industry: Machinery
Discipline: Design Engineer
System: SolidWorks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum

We are happy to be working with one of the world's largest packaging machines manufacturers.

This client of ours has gathered a century of engineering experience, installed in 62 countries on more than 6,000 operations around the World, and they have an extensive experience in packaging most products.

They are now looking to take on a Design Engineer who can produce design solutions to customer specific requirements using SolidWorks for 3D and AutoCAD for 2D design. The job involves mechanical design solutions with the production of General Arrangement drawings along with complete Bills of Materials plus all relevant detail drawings associated with the design.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Activity

  • Design and detail new mechanical projects to engineering design specification
  • Design using our client's standards
  • Liaise with other departments to achieve most efficient project
  • Design using AutoCAD 2D and SolidWorks 3D systems
  • Drawing up and processing of bills of materials
  • Travel as required to carry out offsite survey visits at customers' factories in the UK and overseas
  • Ability to check own project
  • Work on own initiative
  • To maintain an efficient and tidy working environment

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a practical engineering background and experience of mechanical design ideally 3-5 years industry experience
  • Must have an appropriate engineering qualification such as a degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar. Min of a HNC/HND in an Engineering subject
  • Good knowledge of SolidWorks and PDM, ideally already using on daily basis
  • Ideal experienced in special purpose machinery, packaging machines and/or conveyors
  • Knowledge of dynamic motions and working with pneumatics in machine design

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