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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience


Main tasks and responsibilities

· Contribute to the conceptual stage of design, research and development.

· Perform thermal modelling, stress & fatigue modelling and FEA.

· Consider corrosion, weathering and material degradation and deploy defensive measures.

· Develop and carry out qualification tests and evaluate theoretical designs.

· Recommend modifications in the light of simulation and test results.

· Consider manufacturability, cost and commercial issues.

· Select materials including Engineering plastics, ceramic, metals and composites.

· Ensure optimal design of seals and sealed vacuum enclosures and fasteners.

CAD & Engineering Drawings

· Develop CAD files based on notes, sketches, engineering schematics, technical guides, vendor information.

· Produce drawings to BS8888 standards.

Key skills and experience:

· Degree in Mechanical engineering or other related discipline.

· Solid works experience is essential.

· Project Management skills

· Proven ability to contribute on every stage of product from initial concept to testing of design.


· Knowledge of pressure vessel design

· Knowledge of structural steel work design

· Experience of multi disciplinary manufacturing environment.

South East England

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