Mechanical Design Engineer – Communication Devices & Messaging Tech Ref: 15734

£38,000 Plus Benefits

Excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a business that has been at the forefront of communications since 1931 and pioneered the development of the Pager. Today the business makes messaging systems and Apps that are used globally, predominately by the NHS and the Emergency services.

Role Info:

Mechanical Design Engineer
Basingstoke
£38,000
Plus Benefits
Tech: Critical Communication Messaging Apps & Devices
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Solidworks, CAD

Who we are:

We provide customers with critical communications technologies. These include secure messaging and personal security solutions that combine professional services with tailored software, creating a truly cohesive communication platform. Our technologies are predominantly used by the NHS and the Emergency services.

We have a 75% market share of private and acute hospitals and work with 85% of Fire stations across the UK & NI.

The Mechanical Design Engineer Role:

You will produce concept designs and engineer to a high standard of reliability products and equipment associated with communications and assist in the generation of manufacturing documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Generate and agree product concept designs and specifications with marketing and engineering.
+ Produce sound mechanical designs and documentation sufficient to enable full manufacturing documentation to be produced from agreed concepts and specifications.
+ Design plastic mouldings, castings and other mechanical piece parts to meet the product requirements in the most cost-effective way.
+ Provide production drawings for labels and cables as required.
+ Advise Design Services staff associated with projects and produce concept prototypes when necessary.
+ Liaise with other staff and attend engineering meetings related to the projects when required.
+ Liaise and where required visit with 3rd party contractors and suppliers to authorise or confirm designs and production.
+ Check engineering drawings produced by Design Services staff associated with projects.
+ Action development and production change notes as required. Managing the Design database and archive

About You:

+ Have sound knowledge of plastic moulding design and understanding of tool construction and operation
+ Experience with sheet metal and plastic fabrication techniques
+ Be able to work quickly, accurately and efficiently
+ Communicate effectively with production and product management on a daily basis
+ You’ve taken part in Mobile & Web App development with App developers and worked with engineering and sales teams or used online services to manage user feedback testing

It is essential you have the following:

+ University degree in Mechanical Engineering
+ Experience with Solidworks and other software packages is desirable
+ Experience with 3D CAD systems
+ Photo editing , silk screen printing, Adobe Acrobat experience desirable
+ Understanding of manufacturing methods and materials for small batch and high volume production
+ Experience dealing with eastern suppliers

Benefits:

+ Salary: £Competitive
+ Pension scheme
+ 25 days holiday
+ Free parking facilities on site

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Mechanical Design Engineer, CAD Technician, Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineer.

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