Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer / Graduate Design Engineer

Bennett and Game Recruitment LTD
20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP25000/annum 32days inc. Bank Holidays, Pension
28 Aug 2019
25 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer required for a well-established manufacturer of special purpose machinery, production equipment, tooling and other machinery.

In support of continual growth, the Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer will be joining a professional and established Design team. Play a hands-on role in product development, refinements as well as travelling to attend on site meetings with clients. The successful Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer will be degree qualified in an engineering field of study and ideally have had an industrial placement year during their studies. Proficiency in the use of 3D CAD software such as Solidworks, Inventor or similar is essential.

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Position Overview

The key objective and responsibilities of this position is to assist with the design and development of production line equipment, special purpose machinery and tooling. This will include design, modelling and analysis of new components and machines as well as refinements to existing products. Other duties and responsibilities will include:

Overseeing the development of products from conceptual drawing stage right through to design for manufacture.
Creating drawings via 3D CAD of equipment to customer specifications.
Producing Bill of Materials.
Liaising closely with other members of the design and manufacture team. This may also include suppliers. Assist in request for quotations by providing cost estimations.
Working on making improvements and adjustments to existing systems-identifying potential faults that may cause breakdowns and rectifying them.
Working in direct relation to clients on specifications. Travel to client sites for meetings and overseeing of installations where necessary. Travel is occasional with most visits within the UK and some abroad.

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Position Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a degree qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field of study. Ideally with a minimum overall result of a 2:1.
An industrial placement year working with design of mechanical components or machinery would be a distinct advantage. If no placement year, actual working experience within a similar industry would also qualify.
Proficiency with the use of 3D CAD software such as Solidworks Inventor or other 3D CAD is essential. 2D CAD proficiency would be an additional advantage but is not essential.
Usage of other FEA or CFD software would also be advantageous.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use own initiative, to work within budgets and to deadlines.
A Full UK Driving License would be advantageous but not essential.

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Position Remuneration

Salary GBP20,000 - GBP25,000 (Dependent upon Experience)
32 Days Holiday Inc. Bank Holidays
Pension, Company Bonus and 40 hour week (Mon-Fri - 08:00am-16:30pm).We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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