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Job Application: Design Engineer (Mechanical)

Job Application

Design Engineer (Mechanical)

Job description

FMB Oxford is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our existing team. The position requires a competent and motivated Mechanical Engineer who can produce designs, drawings and manufacturing information for projects.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Translate engineering requirements from customer and functional specifications into fully detailed designs.
  • Validate designs through simple calculations and analysis e.g. stress and safety considerations.
  • Ensure that designs conform to company standards and appropriate design processes are followed [The company is ISO9001 accredited and operates a DDM design management system].
  • Produce accurate and unambiguous manufacturing information packs (Parts Lists, Bills of Materials, etc.).
  • Develop cost-effective and appropriate design solutions with input from customers, project managers, other engineers and production technicians.
  • Support procurement, suppliers and manufacturing during all phases of provisioning, build test, installation and commissioning.

Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of precision mechanical engineering as applied to beamline systems (or similar high technology, high precision industry such as Space).
  • Familiarity with designing equipment for ultra high vacuum (UHV) and high stability applications.
  • 2-3 years’ experience with Solid Edge software desirable.
  • Experience of using a design management system (DDM/PDM).
  • Knowledge of limits and fits, stress calculations and drawing standards.
  • Experience of working closely with all business functions (e.g. technical, marketing, sales, operations, customer service, finance, human resources).
  • Structured and methodical approach and ability to manage own workload.
  • Ability to select cost-effective manufacturing techniques and materials.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing ERP/MRP systems.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety and Product Regulatory requirements and ISO 9001 Quality Systems.
  • Degree level qualification in Design or Mechanical Engineering beneficial

Degree level qualification in Design or Mechanical Engineering would be beneficial and experience in relevant industry desirable. A professional approach to working with customers, work colleagues and management is also required.

If you have a background in mechanical engineering and a desire to work with customers to define leading edge solutions we would like to hear from you.

Job Application: Design Engineer (Mechanical)

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