Lead Mechanical Design Engineer- Test & Cal

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer- Test & Cal

GE - General Electric

Leicester, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

Druck now have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to work on our next generation instrumentation and pressure controller products for IIoT and digital industrial applications.

With a desire to attract Engineers who value varied team work and being challenged in technical problem solving, we are offering an attractive salary & benefits package. We also offer great development opportunities within our business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design and validation of mechanical assemblies/fixturing and enclosures to agreed customer and product specifications and project deadlines in both plastic and metal;
  • Influence product design specifications, and ensure new designs are optimised for Manufacture and Test (DfM, DfT) including: safety, capacity, performance, yield and cost;
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to other Mechanical design team members within a project;
  • Development and release of design documentation, including: Mechanical component and assembly drawings, Hydraulic and pneumatic circuit diagrams, System assembly drawings and User Manuals;
  • Participate in FMEA and Process Mapping activities to identify/minimize design risks and optimize design outcome;
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments;
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews;
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures;
  • Contribute to longer-term design process improvements to drive productivity and efficiency;
  • Design Change Initiation and implementation in accordance with our business procedures;
  • Manufacturing technical support and provide solutions for production related problems;
  • High standard of documentation for evidence of conformity and technical explanation;
  • Reviewing design specifications and requirements capture;
  • Ability to work across continents with remote engineering and sales teams;
  • Supporting external customers, internal sales and marketing functions;
  • Continually develop and advance internal operating procedures.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD tools (Solidworks, Pro/Engineer, etc.);
  • Exposure to working in multiple disciplined (electrical, mechanical) design teams;
  • Knowledge of Design principles for Manufacture and Assembly in a high product mix environment.;
  • Experience in both Plastics and Metal enclosure design for IP rated electronic equipment;
  • Background in generation of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing documentation;
  • Knowledge of Ergonomic Product Design;
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in procedure development;
  • Strong people and time management skills;
  • Experience with FEA simulation tools;
  • Experience of design and test. Ideally for high reliability, harsh environments including high vibration and high temperature;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Software packages (Word, Excel, Power point etc.);
  • Proven ability to work to deadlines and respond effectively to demanding customer requests;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with customers and team members.

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