The position for Mechanical Design Engineer in Northampton is no longer available
Mechanical Design Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer - Solidworks/Catia
£28,000 - 32,000
This business design specialist parts of heavy duty vehicles which includes structural castings, 8-20 ml fabrications and some machined components. They are looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer with experience in a 3D package and some background in carrying out mechanical engineering calculations.
Please apply immediately with your CV to or call me on 0116 2167004.
The business are looking for someone with:
• Minimum HNC in Mechanical Engineering
• If you are a graduate you will need three years post graduate experience
• Some experience in mechanical engineering calculations, these include load calculations and free body calculations
• Some experience carrying out FEA work would be a bonus
• You should have experience in 3D design and 2D detailing off either structural castings, heavy fabrications or machined components
• 50-70% design, creating 3D models and manufacturing drawings for components such as air springs, dampers and other structural castings
• Some concept design - an example would be a client wants a system that performs as well as a previous design but you have less space to work with so you will try to reduce the weight/number of components in the design without compromising on performance.
• Carrying out FEA work on the system to see how the components perform under stress and strain
• Being the sole point of contact for customers during a project. The business does not manufacture parts themselves so you will be in contact with suppliers to ensure projects are running to schedule
• Carrying out mechanical engineering calculations such as loads, free body calculations and a bit of stress and strain on components
• Had a record year on sales in 2011
• Are a privately owned financially secure business
• Have been trading for nearly 90 years
• Have a real niche in the market and a lot of strong intellectual property
• Employ 40 in Northampton
• Deal with major Automotive clients such as Ford, Leyland etc.
• Have 7 engineers in their design and test team
• Have two senior engineers you can learn from with over 20 years design experience with the business.