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Mechanical Design Engineer

January 10, 2023

Steve Vick International Ltd is looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer on a full time, permanent basis.

We are looking for a talented individual who can bring a positive, creative and innovative approach to the business, working as part of a team designing products from concept to implementation.

Within this role you will be required to:

• Construct conceptual and detailed 3D models and 2D drawings using CAD.
• Undertake product design improvements from time to time.
• Analyse failures and rejects to improve future designs.
• Function well in a collaborative arena and be open minded about new ideas as well as bringing your own ideas to design discussions.
• Identify new ideas or potential problems within the utilities industry and present potential conceptual designs and ideas to tackle these problems.
• Produce written reports detailing design, testing results, conclusions and recommendations. These reports will potentially be viewed by customers and clients during and after innovation projects.
• Work within the Development team to produce conceptual ideas for products and services that can be manufactured and supplied to the UK utilities industries. These currently include gas, water and nuclear.
• On occasion, travel within the UK to observe, assess and report on the field trial use of products that you have designed for specific projects.
• Attend exhibitions and industry meetings to improve your knowledge of the industry and help identify possible business opportunities.
• Attend meetings with customers to support the Senior Development Manager in a business development function.
The successful applicant will possess:
• Experience and/or interest in the design of moving parts and small/medium machinery.
• An excellent ability to function as part of a design team where teamwork and collaboration are key to the successful delivery of projects.
• An understanding of Project Management and be prepared to work on their own initiative to solve problems to deadlines.
• A willingness to learn new skills and to work with other members of the team when designing new products and systems.
• Experience of design for manufacture.
• Degree level Mechanical Engineering or similar is desirable but not a prerequisite.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£36,000.00 per year

Benefits:
• Casual dress
• Company events
• Company pension
• Cycle to work scheme
• Sick pay
• Work from home

Schedule:
• 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Social distancing is in practice at our head office and within our department. Face masks are worn when moving around the building. Sanitisation stations are available at key points within the building.