Mechanical Design Engineer

ASC Connections
30000.00 GBP Annual
03 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Our client is a renowned manufacturing company based in Nuneaton due to continued growth they require a Mechanical Design Engineer, candidates should have a strong background in sheet metal product design.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Role core purpose: To design and support new and existing products across the product lifecycle

Location of role: Nuneaton

Accountabilities & Key tasks

  • Product design and continuous improvement of products to defined specifications
  • Investigation of new technologies, methods of construction and processes across the company's product portfolio
  • Transferring of existing 2D CAD data to 3D Solid Edge format
  • Generation of accurate and correct component and assembly drawings using CAD systems
  • Generation of BoMs to enable products to be released into production
  • Identification of areas in active projects that can be value engineered
  • Liaising with external manufactures and suppliers for the purposes of agreeing and establishing specifications
  • Being proactive in approach and fostering good working relationships with colleagues across the business on a national and international basis
  • Identification of areas for improvement within the existing manufacturing process
  • Prototype construction and performance evaluation

Employee Specification & Key Requirements

Role: Design Engineer

Educational and professional level

  • HND in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design or similar field

Type and depth of experience


  • Experience in sheet metal product design
  • Strong and rigorous approach to design
  • Demonstrable experience of applying DFMA techniques
  • Good level of PC skills


  • Product design experience within the HVAC industry
  • Experience using Solid Edge and Lantek CAM software
  • Appreciation of electrical and electronics theory
  • Injection moulding and 3D printing experience
  • Experience of APQP

Company competencies

  • Deliver Results - Agrees clear and challenging targets for self to successfully achieve goals
  • Team Working - Finds out what information others need, proactively shares own knowledge and asks the right people for information relevant to their role
  • Decision Making - Is prepared to make the call and take difficult decisions within scope of own role
  • Critical Thinking - should be capable of balancing product performance against manufacturing, cost and function metrics

Personality traits

  • Professionalism, enthusiasm and interest in the region
  • Strong technical skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, driven to achieve targets
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to plan, prioritise and organise a high workload
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Ability to work with international colleagues


  • English

Other requirements

  • Valid driving licence.
  • Willingness to travel and stay away from home from time to time

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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