Design Engineer

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  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension,Healthcare Cash Plan&Parking

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    Morson Manufacturing

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    11 months ago

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Morson International are currently recruiting for a Design Engineer on behalf of our client - a growing Engineering business based in Chester, Cheshire.
Purpose of role: An exciting opportunity to play a key role in the further development of a design department in an expanding engineering company in Chester. The role will require that the successful applicant develops bespoke and amends existing mechanical design solutions and manufacturing drawings based on client specifications.
The Design Engineer will be responsible for the following:-

- Work closely with other departments to understand and interpret design requirements.
- Develop bespoke design solutions based on customer design concepts and or specifications.
- Production of detailed manufacturing drawings and BOM's using 3D Solidworks and 2D AutoCAD.
- Carry out design risk assessments for all designs produced and ensure design and drawing compliance with applicable British standards.
- Drawing file management and maintenance
- Identify and co-ordinate with the necessary external companies (e.g. structural engineers, electrical engineers and or external design suppliers) to ensure full compliance with British Standards.
- Design & Drawing planning and estimating
- Assist with new product development concepts.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills / Experience
HND / HNC or equivalent - preferably in Mechanical Engineering.
Minimum of 3 years experience working with Solidworks.
2D CAD Design & Drawing.
Detailing manufacturing drawings.
Mechanical Engineering background.
Extensive design experience including use of weldments and sheet metal design within Solidworks.
Must have worked to BS8888 Formally BS308.
Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent.
3D CAD Solid Modelling Design & Drawing.
Engineering design calculations and analysis.
Previous 'hands on' experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment.
Administration of Software updates with Solidworks and AutoCAD.
Implementation of Design File Management system/database (e.g. PDM Works or similar).
Experience carrying out Design Risk Assessments/producing design safety cases either directly or by working with external companies.
Engineering design calculations and analysis.
Experience ensuring designs produced comply with the relevant British standards.
Excellent communication skills.
Team Player with ability to work alone when required.
Excellent interpersonal skills.

In return the Company will offer
25 days holiday + bank holidays.
Contributory Pension Scheme.
Healthcare Cash Plan (following probationary period).
Free Parking.

Salary £30 - £35k