Designer (Plant, Tool & Gauge)

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Job Description
A Designer (Plant, Tool & Gauge), in the Glascoed Engineering Design Office, to support Manufacturing and Engineering programmes in the preparation of technical data to define the Plant Tool & Gauge requirements for the site.

Additional Information

Provision of design schemes at concept stages and detailed final design of process tooling and equipment

Production of full engineered drawings and schedules from either 3D models, 2D CAD generated data or manual techniques in support of site engineering programmes

Involvement with the Design Review process

Provide input to monthly reports

HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Design

Previous experience of working with Siemens NX 9 design software and Teamcenter PLM software would be beneficial.

Experienced designer in the field of jigs, tools and fixtures, filling technology, mechanical handling systems, safety interlock systems and fume extraction systems, used in an explosive environment

Experience of access structure fabrication design, e.g. platforms, flooring, stairways, ladders and fire escapes

Can design complex gauges with a good understanding of related British Standards

Previous experience of fluid power circuit design, including pneumatic, electro-pneumatic and hydraulic

Experience of stress calculation and mitigation related to mechanical components and structures

Experienced in the provision of plant layouts for a production environment or for safety assessment

Liaise with external suppliers/manufacturers of plant, tool and gauge equipment to the site

Has a good working knowledge of the specific standards relating to process safety (ATEX, PUWER, LOLER, Pressure Systems, etc.)

Knowledge in the usage of various engineering materials in an explosive environment would be beneficial

The Individual
Positive & responsive to internal& external customers
Flexible working & enthusiastic team member with the added ability to work on one's own initiative
Works well under pressure
Good interpersonal written & verbal communication skills
React to the varying workload of the section effectively to meet programme timescales
Willing acceptance of responsibility