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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Ben's
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Abbott

Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Oxford
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000


I have a very exciting opportunity for a passionate and driven Mechanical Design Engineer who is looking to progress their career and learn new skills. My client is a rapidly growing Electric Motor manufacturer who is leading the way in Design, Development and Innovation of the next generation motors. This Opportunity would suit an engineer who has 2 years of working in a design and development environment and is motivated to learn and grow as an engineer and an individual. Ideally you will have Automotive experience but it's not essential. You will however need to have experience with SolidWorks and your GD&T must be strong.

The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* 25 days' holiday
* Pension
* On-site gym
* Private medical plan
* 4 x death in service
* Flexible working hours
* Social activities
* Share scheme

Some of the main duties of the (Mechanical Design Engineer will include:
* Develop ideas and design solutions to practical challenges arising from new product design
* Detail and design 3d and 2d CAD models and drawings using best practice geometric tolerances, key characteristics and drawing standards. Working within a drawing control PDM system
* Understand design for assembly and constraints for high volume manufacture
* Perform material selection and mechanical FEA analysis on components and assemblies
* Provide detail input to the team to ensure overall design meets requirements for functionality and manufacture
* Support development of manufacturing processes and novel designs for new technology applications and materials
* Support DFMEAs and complete actions required to mitigate risks
* Liaise with key suppliers and customers on design and development issues, resolve to the optimal solution and understand

In order to be the successful Mechanical Design Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* Flexible in their approach to work, desire to thrive in a dynamic and exciting fast-moving environment
* Degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering with at least 2 years' experience in a design and development environment
* Experienced user of SolidWorks CAD software package with the ability to create design concepts and fully dimensioned drawings working to BS8888 with best practice geometric tolerances and key characteristics
* The ability to undertake and interpret mechanical FEA studies and propose solutions / improvements to design issues
* Experience with drawing control systems such as PDM
* Have a strong mechanical or electrical engineering background, but more importantly, be able to apply knowledge to real world situations
* Creative problem solver, with analytical approach to implementation
* Familiar with FMEAs and robust engineering practices
* Good understanding of materials and associated mechanical properties and processing
* Confident with customers and suppliers, able to detail requirements and understand issues
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* UK driving licence and be available to support visits to customer sites.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to grow and build a career with a motivated and driven company. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy

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