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Premier Technical Recruitment
Mechanical Design Engineer - R&D
to c£60k neg dep exp + generous benefits

Location: Nottingham - commutable from Derby, Leicester and surrounding area

Description: Experienced Mechanical Design Engineer required to create and deliver high-technology automation and special purpose machinery solutions within a busy R&D environment.

Our client has been established for almost a quarter of a century and are recognised as market leaders in the provision of bespoke innovative materials handling and automation solutions to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors throughout the UK, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of exciting strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to complement their dynamic and professional R&D team.

Working out of prestigious offices near Nottingham, the successful candidate will thrive within a technology focussed solutions environment and will be responsible for a range of duties that will include (but not be limited to):

  • Designing both bespoke solutions to meet customer requirements as well as modifying and updating existing products from the expansive solutions portfolio.
  • Producing drawings using SolidWorks and AutoCad and creating associated BOM’s.
  • Performing accurate engineering calculations and ensuring that Machinery Directives and Engineering standards are adhered to.
  • Undertaking regular liaison with customers and occasionally visiting them on site
  • Interpreting customer and supplier technical documentation and specifications and generating suitable design concepts whilst working closely with fellow departments.

To be considered for this varied and genuinely exciting opportunity, you will have experience in the Master Model Design Approach, Parametric design, Design Tables and CAD Macros / Automation. Computer programming (coding) experience would be advantageous, as would previous Rapid Prototyping experience (3D Printing etc) along with a working knowledge of structural mechanics and the implementation of FEA in Design.

Working knowledge of kinematics and dynamics (theoretical, or via software, or both), and the ability to use for analysis of new designs will prove beneficial, as will experience with PDM systems and of using CAD Library generation / automation software.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be qualified to degree level or above in a relevant (preferably Mechanical) engineering discipline and demonstrate at least 3 years’ experience gained within a special purpose machinery design or manufacturing environment with experience ideally gained within an industrial automation or engineering arena and be able to demonstrate previous experience gained in the design of electro-mechanical systems, ideally associated with conveyors, automation or MHE.

In return, an attractive remuneration and benefits package and genuine scope to progress within a structured and dynamic environment are available for suitably motivated, enthusiastic and experienced individuals.

Contact the Design Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.

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Premier Technical Recruitment Ltd
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