Mechanical Engineer

  • 20/08/2018
  • £30,001 - £40,000
  • Ref.0262

On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to strengthen the company’s sales team for one of our major clients based in Gainsborough. This is a permanent position with a salary circa £38k.  

Essential Experience and Key Skills:

  • Solidworks, able to produce parts, assemblies and drawings
  • AutoCAD / Draftsight- a working knowledge of this is essential
  • Machine building experience is a necessity to the success of the role
  • Ability to carry out all stages of the machine design process is essential:
  • Assessing the project requirements
  • Undertake relevant research and testing
  • Working through concepts and calculations
  • Liaising with customers
  • Modelling and detail drawing
  • Able to carry out calculations for sizing motors, gearbox's, shafts, belts etc.
  • Liaise with outside suppliers
  • Familiarity with the machinery directive for machine design
  • Familiarity with servo motor control and other automation equipment
  • Mechanical biased role- knowledge of gears, cams and mechanisms is required
  • Demonstrated substantial experience in mechanical engineering design
  • MS Office- Excel for BOMS etc.

 Desirable Experience:

  • Some knowledge of packaging machines would be advantageous
  • Special projects- experience of this would be desirable

 The ideal candidate should be:

  • Confidant and able to present designs and ideas to all levels
  • Methodical with an eye for detail
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Resourceful and able to interrogate existing legacy drawings and BOMS in various formats
  • Able to do some reverse engineering when required
  • Able to undertake some occasional international travel
  • Flexible- overtime is not common but may be needed at times to meet deadlines