Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer

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    Engineering, Design Engineering and Installation

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    £40000 per annum

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    Paul Martin

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    01603 708587

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    23 days ago

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Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer

Our client a well established and very successful Integrated Machinery Design, Manufacturer & Installation company in Suffolk is looking for an experienced Design Engineer. 

Your role as a Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer will be to carry out a hands-on draughting / drawing role as described below. 

Out client is offering the successful Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer:

- Excellent salary in-line with level of experience. 
- Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays  
- Fantastic development opportunities.  

The Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer Role:

- To produce a set of working detail and assembly drawings to meet the design brief in line with the technical specification in a timely and efficient manner.
- Liaise with sales & operations to ensure designs meet customer expectations and specification.
- Liaise with Purchasing to procure parts.
- Preparation of contract documentation, Drawings, BOM, CE documents, O&M manuals.
- Work on any reasonable task as instructed by your direct manager or other senior manager
- Liaise with Production to provide detailed instructions and to discuss technical issues during the build
- Design within current H&S guidelines & customer specific health & safety requirements.
- Assist troubleshoot production problems
- Attend customers site as required for site surveys or trouble shooting, installations.
- This role as a Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer can involve weekend & or other unsociable times.

Qualifications required for this Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer role:

- Mechanical Engineering qualification desirable
- Draughting or Mechanical Design Experience essential

Experience needed to be successful in this Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer role:

- Draughtsman role: minimum 2 years draughting experience
- Additional Design responsibilities: 3+ years design experience within a similar industry

Knowledge and Skills needed in this Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer role:

- Capable of communication within a team environment
- Good working knowledge of 2D and 3D (Solidworks and AutoCAD LT)
- Able to handle multiple projects and short leadtimes
- Able to read & comprehend written & verbal instructions, technical specifications, detailed drawings & other similar authorised documents.
- Good decision making skills.
- Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
- Ability to organise and schedule work load in accordance with project milestones and delivery dates
- Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
- Proactive approach
- Good PC skills including Outlook, Word and Excel
- Capacity to generate original design concepts, and or contribute to group design reviews (for design responsibilities)
This is a very exciting opportunity for the right Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer to take their career to the next stage and enjoy working for a company that truly values their staff.

We are in the process of reviewing many applications for this position. If you do not hear back from us within 3 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

If you are interested in hearing more about this Mechanical Draftsperson / Design Engineer opportunity, or others we have in your area, please do not hesitate to contact Paul Martin at Perfect Placement today.

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