Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK Southampton Hampshire GBR SO31 4RF
Job Ref: BBBH31982
Date Added: 22 November 2022

Mechanical Design Engineer

Qioptiq are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to deliver detailed mechanical designs for products and processes for internal and external customers as part of the Engineering Team.

Key Responsibilities:

Tooling, Equipment and Process Design, Development and improvement

  • Based on design brief or customer requirement, produce concept designs of tooling and equipment
  • Carry out detailed design (fully and minimally dimensioned drawings) for low-volume high precision tooling parts and assemblies
  • Attend and/or chair tooling and equipment design reviews with stakeholders
  • Generate structured BoMs for manufacture and MRP System
  • Perform controlled engineering experiments to validate tooling design
  • Support optimisation requirements for existing/legacy product portfolio
  • Work with NPI engineering to identify new tooling and equipment opportunities to enhance performance
  • Identify and meet all compliance requirements
  • Identify & propose improvements to product design and build processes

Technical Support

  • Provide support to NPI and production personnel.
  • Liaise with vendors to optimize design viability where necessary
  • Provide support to the Sales, Customer Support and Product Management functions in bid preparation

Essential requirements:

  • Higher National or equivalent in a mechanical engineering discipline, or equivalent vocational training in a relevant industrial environment.
  • Solid experience in the concept and detailed design for manufacture principles.
  • Knowledge of design for manufacture principles.
  • Ability to demonstrate inventive thinking and an innovative approach to problem solving, from top level concept to piece-part design.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques appropriate to small batch production.
  • Hands-on experience of 2D and 3D CAD systems and PDM.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to demonstrate scientific literacy.
  • Non-smoker/vaper.

This is a full time, permanent position. You must be a non-smoker/vaper and able to commute to Hamble in order to apply.

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

22/12/2022 16:35:32
GBP 35000.00 45000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Victoria Bettley

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