Mechanical Design Engineer

Planet Forward Ltd
07 Mar 2019
20 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Planet Forward have been engaged by a global leader within the defence industry. This fantastic FTSE 250 business is looking to secure a Mechanical Design Engineer on a contract basis for their offices based in Rugeley. This is a 6 month contract initially.

The primary focus of the role is to provide mechanical design expertise in support of business opportunities. This will include feasibility studies, technology developments, concept designs for new products and bids & proposals.

The ideal candidate MUST have experience of electric motor design or rotating machinery.

Key responsibilities:

  • Generate concept design proposals and feasibility studies to support product development programmes
  • Carrying out elements of the product design
  • Contribute to the development of engineering excellence within the business
  • Provide the engineering department with mechanical engineering expertise in support of future business opportunities

To be considered you will have:

  • A Degree or higher in mechanical engineering
  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering (e.g. systems, electrical, electro-mechanical, rotating machinery)
  • Experience in manufacturing methods applicable to electric motors; metal fabrications, castings, welding, machining, corrosion protection
  • Proficient in the use of 3D CAD. Solidworks is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of materials
  • Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews.
  • Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations

If you are looking to work for a highly reputable company offering a fantastic work environment with many perks then we would love to hear from you.

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