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Mechanical Design Engineer

Contract Type:
West Yorkshire
Job Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Category:
£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Position: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location:Leeds, West Yorkshire

The Purpose
The successful candidate will provide technical direction in the development of products from specification through to design, manufacture and final assembly. The applicant will be working alongside a team of electronics, mechanical and software engineers. They will be liaising with customers, suppliers and other members of the company to ensure a timely and effective solution is provided to all mechanical engineering aspects of designs.

The Role
The responsibilities of any successful candidate will include:
*Completing mechanical design of rugged electronic enclosures from concept to batch manufacture
*Ensuring compliance with stringent design requirements in relation to environmental and EMC performance
*Creating and maintaining 3D Models and 2D Drawings of products for concept presentation, manufacture and marketing
*Review basic tooling for general assembly of plastic mould tools
*Designing the associated test and assembly fixtures
*Selection of materials and components to be used in the designs
*Liaising with customers and suppliers at various project milestones
*Designing the final foam packaging for the products
*Liaising with Directors and senior staff on project deliverables and department aspirations
*Creating and maintaining BoM structures for production manufacture
*Updating design date from Engineering Change request when required

The Person
Candidates wishing to apply should have:
*A strong background in the design of injection moulded plastic enclosures along with experience of machined from solid aluminium and sheet formed assemblies.
*Working knowledge of SolidWorks
*Ability to achieve project milestones and deadlines on time
*Ability to work comfortably in multi-discipline design team
*Knowledge of engineering materials and manufacturing techniques
*Competent in the use of MS Office
*Excellent communication and presentation skills

Qualifications & Experience

*A minimum of 2 years relevant experience
*Ability to design detail parts & assemblies using plastic mouldings, machined and fabricated metal components
*Proficient use of 3D CAD, preferably Solidworks
*A degree level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
*Experience reviewing tooling for general assembly of plastic mould tools
*Experience in the following design areas:
oIngress Protection
oEMC Compliance
oHeat Transfer for Electronics
oVibration Protection

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