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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Woodstock
Salary: 33000 - 45000
REF: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contact Name: Arie Peursum
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

Woodstock, Oxfordshire 

£33,000 - £45,000 Per Annum

Our client have got a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing team near Oxford! 

Key tasks

  • Produce 3D-CAD models of designs and supporting design documentation.
  • Produce component design drawings for manufacture.
  • Produce assembly drawings and build documentation.
  • Manage and implement Engineering Change requests.
  • Identify opportunities and implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of the product and customer requirements, fabrication processes, assembly methods and product design.
  • Work closely with the Director of Operations to liaise with existing and new suppliers on all aspects of manufacturing, manufacturing improvements and cost reduction.
  • Design, install and assist with the maintenance of in-house test equipment.
  • Help to identify and resolve product and process related issues with corrective and preventative actions.
  • Manage Bills of Materials for new and existing products within the Sage Production system.
  • Create and maintain process and operating procedures and work instructions for new and existing products.
  • Work with the other members of the Development team on maintaining the Parts database.
  • Lead Engineering Change and product engineering meetings and produce timely and accurate information, proposals and recommendations.
  • Coach and mentor production technicians on new products and production processes.

Our client is looking for someone with:

  • A degree level or equivalent Mechanical or design engineering qualification.
  • 3D CAD modelling experience.
  • Good practical and mechanical skills, engineering and process knowledge.
  • An understanding of Bill of Material and product structure.
  • Experience testing and experimenting with prototypes.
  • Experience of working within a high-tech multi-disciplined environment.
  • Good knowledge of GD&T
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • The ability to work alone as well as part of a team.