Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Full Time

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Platform Resourcing are currently working with a global manufacturing/engineering company who have a site based on the outskirts of Newport. They are currently looking to employ a Junior Mechanical Design Engineer to join the on-site design team. The suitable candidate will have a good working knowledge of the design of complex, highly engineered steel, and stainless-steel products.

You will have at least 2 years of experience of working in a manufacturing/engineering discipline, preferably within a 'bespoke' mechanical engineering environment. You will be qualified to Degree, HND/HNC or equivalent, preferably with an understanding of 3D CAD.

Junior Mechanical Design Engineer Salary and Benefits

Salary of £30,000 with yearly salary reviews
Hours are Monday to Thursday 08.00am – 16.45pm and Friday 8.00am – 12 midday
Contributory membership of Pension Scheme
Death in Service Benefit (linked with Pension Scheme) of 3 x annual salary
Free car parking (plus secure parking for motorbikes, etc.)
25 days of holiday per full year of service plus 8 Bank Hols
Good safe working environment
Annual eye test paid for if working on screens continuously
£60.00 contribution towards new specs if prescription changes
Christmas Saving Club
PPE provided (including safety boots)Junior Mechanical Design Engineer Duties and Responsibilities

Mechanical product design
Understanding of casting process from initial pattern design through to finishing
Obtain knowledge of engineering materials and their properties
Implement continuous improvement of methodology
Resolve technical problems, generate and implement countermeasures
Product realisation
3D CAD/SolidWorks
BOM and mechanical drawing generation compliant with specification
Support current engineering projects
Design FMEA
Part standardisation
Support VA/VE activities
Engineering change control
A knowledge of fasteners and their application
A knowledge of torque, together with its application and measurement
Ability to confirm parts against drawing by measurement
Ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings
Develop creative working practices
Ensure customer satisfaction
New product introduction
Successful completion of all new projects on time
100% 'right first time' product realisation
Engineering change control – compliance to customer requirements
Propagation of mechanical design techniques throughout the business
Standardisation and rationalisation of mechanical designs
Clear work instructions to enable 100% on time deliveryJunior Mechanical Design Engineer Mandatory Training Requirements

PED Awareness
QMS Policy and framework
Health, Safety & Environmental Policy
Manual Handling
VDU Self AssessmentPrivacy and General Data Protection Policy

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