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Mechanical Design Engineer - Packaging Machinery




£Dependent on Experience + 24 Days Holiday

Our Client is a packaging machinery company based in Lancashire, they are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Development of the design of a packaging machine that uses new packaging technology.
  • Production of detailed drawings for manufacture.
  • Production of 3D models and layout drawings for customers.
  • Design of bespoke materials handling machinery and conveyor systems.
  • Liaison with system controls Engineer to integrate electrical components in the design, these will include Inverter drives, servo drives, PLC´s, HMI´s, and motion controllers.
  • Specification of mechanical components to ensure they meet given requirements.
  • Production of machinery documentation including the bill of materials, critical spares list, and support documents.
  • Management of machine records, machinery certification, equipment serial numbers etc.
  • Mechanical integration of machinery and conveyors into existing lines to support production.
  • Liaison with 3rd party suppliers.
  • Providing technical support for Field Service Engineers and customers.

The Candidate:

  • A self-reliant, self-disciplined individual with drive, adaptability, creativity, problem solving and decision-making capabilities, capable of delivering against key performance objectives, ideally gained in the Food and Beverage
  • Manufacturing sectors.
  • Proficient in Inventor.
  • Having NX Mechatronics capability would be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge in a packaging machinery environment.
  • Good understanding of rotary machinery and pneumatic components.
  • Must have great attention to detail, focused on making sure designs are right for manufacture.
  • Should have advanced PC literacy skills, a good knowledge of MS Office suite is essentialCustomer focused, used to working at pace and a flexible and adaptable approach commensurate with the demands of a small, but growing business
  • Has a willingness to expand current skill set.
  • Predominantly factory based but expected to support new system installations as and when required.

Previous Experience & Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of achievement in a manufacturing design environment.
  • At least 3 years' experience in a design role and the production of machinery drawings, preferably gained in a capital machinery, materials handling or conveyor systems environment.
  • Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred, a minimum of a HNC/D Level in a
  • Mechanical Engineering discipline is required.
  • Experienced in the demands of the food manufacturing industry would be an advantage.

Mechanical Design Engineer - Packaging Machinery

3 - 5 years of experience
High school
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 7 May 2021

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