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Role: Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary: DOE
Location: Nottingham
Type: Permanent and full time

Overview of the Design Engineer
2fawcett are recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer based in Nottingham. This is for a fantastic employee focused company who continue to grow and are looking to expand their mechanical design department. This role is ideal for someone who has previous experience as a mechanical design engineer and is looking to further their career. In this role you will be vital to help influence the growth of the company into new product areas.

Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer
• You should be proficient in 3D CAD Modelling of complex mechanical machine assemblies (using Creo 3D CAD)
• Producing General Arrangements (GA’s) and assembly drawings from 3D Models
• Lead the design of Products, for subassemblies and associates sub-systems.
• Producing accurate Detailed Drawings and Bills of Materials (BoMs) for internal and sub-contract manufacture and assembly of all relevant components, including all requisite details such as materials, machining/fabrication tolerances, finishes and welds. Also Using Design for Assembly and Design for Manufacture technique to optimise costs
• Drawing revision and configuration control (fit/form/function)
• Working with tolerances, limits and fits with respect to detailed engineering drawings
• Setting up parts within ERP/MRP systems including ideal buy quantities and minimum stock levels.
• A strong influence over the entire product lifecycle, with an expectation to innovate, evolve, validate, appreciate, and support manufacturing challenges
• Working to agreed customer deadlines & other project time constraints
• Working on a variety of projects at a time
• Attending site meetings with suppliers and customers
• Providing technical help and information to Production and Service Departments.
• Continuously improving and developing company products, drawings and processes.

Requirements of the Mechanical Design Engineer
• Strong Cad Modelling experience using 3D to model complex parts
• A good understanding of Design for Assembly and Design for Manufacture
• Good understating of the process drawing revision and configuration control (Fit/Form/Function)
• A good understanding of the manufacturing process and industry
• Working with tolerances, limits and fits with respect to detailed engineering drawings
• Strong level of commercial awareness with a focus on cost effective solutions
• Experienced and driven to successfully negotiate and work together with suppliers
• Have a great engineering ambition and be genuinely passionate about your work

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