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Mechanical Design Manager

Recruiter: Futures
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000
Application date: 17th Jan 2024

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Design Team Leader who will be responsible for the Design, construction and production of complex rotating and dynamic components/products!

The successful individual will lead a team of 6 while also producing their own Designs. This position is suitable for a Senior or Principal Design Engineer who feels ready for the next step into a management position or an experienced team leader/manager who is looking for a fresh challenge.

Applications are invited from candidates with significant industrial experience in a mechanical design role, preferably including rotating or complex dynamic parts. A sound understanding of fundamental engineering principles and their practical application is essential, together with a high degree of proficiency in the use of 3D CAD systems.

Your Key Responsibilities:
– Design of close tolerance machined components, castings and moulded parts, pressed metal components, shaft, bearing / seal design and component selection
– Building and managing complex 3D models
– Creation of 2D manufacturing drawings
– Undertaking design analysis including lifetime and strength calculations on rotating parts and structures
– Providing fully documented designs
– Creating design layouts and schematics for design solutions
– Provide engineering support within manufacturing and to customers where needed
– Accountability for cradle-to-grave ownership of a product or design

Your Skills and Experience:
– At least 5 years experience as a mechanical design engineer, with some time at a senior/principal level
– Degree qualified in a mechanical engineering discipline
– Good 3D packaging and visualisation skills
– Structural calculation experience is an advantage, frameworks, welded assemblies etc
– Experience in using ANSYS and/or Solid Edge Simulation for FEA report production
– Rotating machinery design experience
– Good understanding of design for manufacture, machining tolerances, GD&T
– Experience in design in a structured quality environment
– Experience in producing DFMEA documentation
– The ability to manage scheduled design activities to achieve on-time delivery
– Experience working in a proactive engineering environment is essential

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