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Job Details

  • Job TitleMechanical Design & DO Engineer
  • LocationHeanor, Derbyshire
  • DepartmentEngineering
  • SalarySalary to be discussed at interview

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:                   Mechanical Design & DO Engineer

 

Department:             Design

 

Responsible to:       Mechanical Design Lead

                                  

 

  1. JOB PURPOSE

 

  • To design a wide range of bespoke products ensuring compliance with client specifications, legislative requirements, quality and HSE standards
  •  To work independently or as part of a team to develop new or existing products that meet the mechanical technical requirements of form, fit and function
  • To provide a professional mechanical engineering service to the business and to interface with customers and suppliers to ensure activities are completed to meet or improve program, cost and quality expectations
  • To Provide a point of contact for support and advice to other members of the design team and across the company as a whole
  • To undertake or assist with production of 3D models and 2D general arrangement and detail manufacturing drawings

 

  1. JOB ACTIVITIES

 

  • Preparation of engineering calculations over a number of disciplines in support of detail design schemes
  • Perform concept and detail design work applying acoustic, dynamic, mechanical, and thermo-fluid principles to generate optimum customer solutions
  • Participate in research and development activities
  • Carry out and take responsibility for site survey activities
  • Produce sketch drawings of design concepts in sufficient detail to enable production of detail design definition drawings
  • Use IT packages effectively in the course of engineering activities (excel, word, mathcad, CAD, etc.)
  • Interpret engineering drawings
  • Generate concise and presentable sketches and reports for issue to a range of customers
  • To produce all detail and arrangement drawings required by the Company in a timely manner.
  • Approval of sub contract drawings.
  • Use noise measurement equipment to assess the performance of the company’s products
  • Interpret and implement engineering specifications and standards
  • Self-development to meet new requirements
  • Manage project timescales and achieve or improve deadlines
  • Provide progress status reports to line management on a regular basis and work to achieve or improve company and customer objectives of program, cost and quality
  • Provide an engineering resource for other departments
  • Work in accordance with the company standard business processes
  • Hazard identification and risk reduction knowledge and experience
  • Drawing sign off with prior approval of the Lead Engineers
  • Presentation of Technical information and procedures both internally and direct to customer
  • Providing technical point of contact direct to the customer and sub-contract resource

 

3.         SUPERVISION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Work on own initiative in a team environment
  • Take on Role as lead Engineer on larger contracts and oversee team of Design Engineers assigned to said contract.
  • Responsible to the Lead Engineer for all aspects of the mechanical design and integrity of the company’s range of products
  • To lead by example on the mechanical discipline and operate to the highest engineering professional code of conduct
  • To identify and implement improvement initiatives, including design and process, within the department and the business as a whole
  • To liaise with other departments in achieving the departmental and business goals
  • To Liaise with External design resource and provide principal point of contact for technical queries
  • To guide, mentor, supervise and develop junior staff on an ongoing basis

 

4.         GENERIC CONDITIONS

 

  • Promote and represent CDL when required, setting a good personal example at all times.
  • Take all possible and reasonable steps to create a harmonious working environment using effective communication and team working techniques.
  • Be aware of, and adhere to, Cullum current policies and procedures including but not limited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BS 18001 and the Employee Handbooks.
  • Undertake duties as may be required within capabilities consistent with the Terms and Conditions of employment and responsibilities in accordance with UK and EC Laws.
  • Undertake tasks and responsibilities assigned by the line manager.

 

This job description and person specification is a guide to the duties the postholder will be expected to undertake. It is not intended to be exhaustive or exclusive and will be changed as working requirements dictate.

 

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree

Desirable

  • Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control
  • Good pass grades at Advanced level mathematics and physics
  • IMechE corporate membership
  • IOA membership

 

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Experience in a responsible mechanical engineering position
  • Understanding of mechanical engineering principles
  • Good understanding of fabrication design details

 

Desirable

  • Experience of working to structural design codes
  • Knowledge of acoustic and noise control principles
  • Design of fabrication details
  • Familiar with the requirements of the Construction Design and Management regulations
  • Practical use of design techniques of hazard identification and risk reduction
  • Familiar with the requirements of European directives such as the Machinery directive and ATEX

 

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE & ABILITY

Essential & Desirable

  • Autodesk Inventor & Vault (3D modelling and drawings)
  • MS office applications (word / excel etc)
  • Mathcad / SMath Studio
  • Mechanical design – stress / materials / deflection design
  • Structural Analysis
  • Presentation skills
  • Report writing

 

Desirable

  • FEA
  • Project planning
  • Fluid design
  • Acoustic Design

 

ATTITUDE

Essential

  • Commitment to continued professional development in conjunction with the Company Vision Statement, Departmental Mission Statements, Cullum Values, recognised professional standards and the changing requirements of the organisation.

      Other

  • Out of hours, overseas and offshore working may be necessary from time to time.