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Mechnical Design Engineer - Portsmouth £26k-£29k

Job Summary

  • Location Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary £26000 - £29000 per annum + See job advert
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 22 June 2018
  • Ref 3267_1529686829

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Job Description

Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer looking to join a skilled Design team at our prestigious client and work in a modern environment in an easily assessable site (just off the motorway) with free parking and easy access from the motorway. You will be working with interesting cutting-edge products, they manufacture the products onsite you so you will be involved from the start in a true engineering role.

If you are someone with experience of designing multiple piece assemblies or machines and have knowledge of designing with sheet metal fabrications and/or welding, CNC machined components or electro-mechanical systems. If you have previous experience of working with pressure vessels then this will be a huge advantage for you but it is not essential.

The role -

The mainstay of your role would be to produce design concepts and detailed component drawings / specifications, supporting continuous improvement projects and providing technical support to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Applications, Sales and of course Customers.

Some of your duties would involve the design and validation of products to customer requirements, standards/codes etc, you would be involved from initial inquiry through to completion.

Creating appropriate Engineering Schedules and BoM's, monitoring deviations from requirements and reporting back, providing engineering solutions to internal non-conformances, customer issues and change requests. A part of your role would also be to implement and support continuous improvement projects and best practice replication throughout the company always committing to best practice design engineering.

The package -

You would be entitled to the full company benefits scheme of 25 days holiday plus bank/public holidays, free parking onsite, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers, discounts, and real opportunities to progress. As an added bonus there is a subsidized canteen on site which means you can get a bacon roll for breakfast or freshly made lunch at crazily low prices.

The salary for this position is in the region of £26,000 -£29,000 per annum as a starting point but with a company of this stature you would have the opportunity to progress your career. You would be based in Portsmouth but our client has other sites in the UK and around the world.

Who are we looking for…

Someone who has a few years' experience under their belt and looking to growth

Experience with Solid Edge or any similar 3D modelling package

Design experience within a manufacturing environment

Experience designing machined/fabricated stainless-steel components, pipework, machined plastics

Familiarity with pharmaceutical or biotech industries would be great e.g. experience within industries such as Bio-Pharmaceutical, Water, Chemical, Micro-electronics, Nuclear and Food & Beverage would be ideal

Strong Communication skills and able to communicate well with a variety of different disciplines including production, sales, customers etc

You will need to be adept at prioritising your time and able to use common IT software such as Windows, MS office, Project...SAP would be a bonus

Experience of designing machined/fabricated stainless-steel components, pipework, machined plastics and working with close tolerance, multi-item assemblies.

Degree, HND/HNC or equivalent in a relevant discipline (Mechanical desirable)

Applicants are invited to apply through FPR Group and interviews will be carried out shortly. Please email your CV or call Jez Cook on 023 92 453377.

FPR Group is acting as an employment business on behalf of our client.

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Jez Cook CertRP

Jez Cook CertRP

I have been working for FPR Group for over three and a half years. I specialise in sourcing skilled and technical engineering contractors to work across the UK for prestigious international clients predominantly in the aerospace, filtration and automotive industries.

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