We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer, someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo and put forward alternative design ideas. You will be a member of a strong team working towards a goal of producing the exact machine our customers wish for.
Working for an established award-winning Company, you will play a key role in ensuring that designs and BoMs are issued promptly and in such a way that manufacturing is made easy. You will be part of a design team focused on design improvements and innovation and you will bring experience in quality, efficiency and design solutions.
Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities:
Interpret customer requirements on machine modifications, translate these to 2D and 3D drawings working with 3D CAD modelling software (mainly Solidedge) addressing any bespoke requirements.
Produce detailed component / assembly drawings with the ease of machine manufacturing in mind, providing advice to the Production Team where necessary.
Release BoMs through the MRP system (Epicor), liaising closely with the Procurement Department to ensure all components are delivered within necessary timescales.
Provide design support to the Customer Care Department on tooling, spares and machine upgrade enquiries.
Assist the Design function in meeting its goals on product development and market diversification.
Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:
Degree or HNC qualified.
Must have a minimum of five years relevant industrial experience within a precision engineering environment incorporating knowledge of some of the following:
Design of machine tools / metal-cutting machinery (ideally grinding / milling machines) or large rotating equipment.
Up-to-date design expertise in hydraulics, pneumatics, castings, fabrication, drives and bearings.
Safety, quality and compliance standards, such as CE marking.
Manufacturing systems such as ERP.
CAD based systems such as Solid Edge, Solid Works and Autocad.
About PTG - Holroyd:
Holroyd Precision Ltd is one of the world leaders in the design and manufacture of high precision machine tools. We are renowned for our bespoke quality products and serve a wide range of industries from aerospace, marine to power generation and high-end automotive.
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week, 4½ day week with an 11.45 am finish on a Friday
Salary: £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Benefits: Life assurance of 4 x salary; Pension of up to 6% matched contributions; 25 days holiday increasing with service, plus 8 days statutory.