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Technical Support /Mechanical Design Engineer

921558_1636388734
£25000 + Benefits

Job Description

 

 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT/MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

 

"Solidworks Mechanical Design Engineer with detailed electrical engineering and electronic control systems knowledge sought by a market-leading manufacturing business that designs and manufactures industrial power control products."

 

Salary £25000 Benefits

 

Location: Southport, Merseyside

 

Commutable from Liverpool, Warrington, St Helens and Wigan.

 

Our client is one of the UK's leading designers and manufacturers of Industrial Power Control Products. Boasting a product range of over 400 products, they have a standard product range covering the majority of power control applications. However, where the customer has specific requirements they can provide bespoke design solutions. Their products are sold into a wide variety of industry sectors and market segments, including end users, distributors, contractors and OEMs, across more than 88 countries.

The role of Technical Support/Mechanical Design Engineer would suit someone with a detailed understanding of the principles and practices associated with the design and development of electronic control systems. They would need to demonstrate ambition, self-confidence, a strong desire to achieve results and the ability to get things done. Vitally, they will need to cope well under pressure and maintain judgment under trying conditions.

 

The Role:

* Ensure adequate levels of resources and appropriate skills are available for the design and development of IT design tools and for rapid prototyping

* Work with sales and manufacturing engineers to ensure accurate bills of materials (BOMs) and manufacturing documentations (MPDS) are produced and maintained

* Participate in design for manufacture and assembly review meetings

* Work with production to ensure effective validation and approval of first production builds

* Introduce design changes to improve manufacturability, quality and functionality of existing products

* Enable full and effective use to be made of the latest developments in associated technology

* Ensure requests for technical support are responded to in a timely manner

* Ensure requests from sales for customer product related technical support are responded to in a timely manner

* Ensure requests for product engineering support to help resolve customer complaints or quality related problems are responded to in a timely manner

* Ensure requests for product engineering support to assist with assessment and implementation of cost reduction / continuous improvement proposals are responded to in a timely manner

 

The Ideal Candidate:

* Will be educated to HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering degrees

* Have experience in the use of SolidWorks

* Has a detailed understanding of the principles and practices associated with the design and development of electronic control systems

* Has a detailed understanding of activities associated with the design, manufacture and testing of prototypes

* Has basic understanding of lean manufacturing principles and practices

* Contributes to the effective application of design for manufacture and designs and processes FMEAs techniques

* Has good knowledge of UAL production processes

* Prioritizes and organizes own work effectively, makes effective use of time, manages tasks according to urgency and importance

* Contributes to the effective application of problem-solving techniques to ensure root causes are determined and appropriate corrective and preventative actions are taken

* Makes effective use of ICT tools / systems

 

In return our client offers a competitive base salary plus benefits.

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