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Design Engineer - Mechanical Handling Equipment

Job Reference: GF/HQ00032404_1532615842
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Design / Process
Salary Range:

£35000 to 45000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

My client is the market leader in mechanical handling systems. Due to company growth their looking for a Design Engineer with experience of mechanical handling equipment.

Design Engineer - Mechanical Handling Equipment

Reporting directly to the company directors, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of experienced project managers and project engineering to deliver multiple mechanical handling installations and solutions throughout the UK and potentially in Europe.

You will need to be a team player, also able to work autonomously with a hard working ethic.

You will have a good technical background/knowledge with strong mechanical handling/conveyor systems knowledge.


Excellent interpersonal skills

Experience in;

* Conveyors and mechanical handling within the automotive industry and other industrial environments.
* Quality Oriented
* Technical knowledge of CAD
* Having the ability to deliver multiple projects
* Compelling project proposals that demonstrate superior value to our customers
* Outstanding project delivery
* You will be comfortable in meeting new customers and developing relationships.
* Undertake site visits and surveys

Essential Skills

* Time management - programme, Budget control and preparation
* Project programs and time lines. Have the ability to create and maintain the programme - project schedule.
* Understanding the need to communicate and escalate matters to senior management, within and outside of the organisation.
* Having the ability to manage and mitigate programme and project risks.
* Developing procedures - project processes and continuous improvement
* Willing to work overseas
* Driven with progression in mind
* Ability to supervise and manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Ability to provide correct project and programme reporting.
* Experience of conveyor systems, automation, robotics, Body in White assembly, Trim and Final assembly, special purpose machines, handling systems

* Desirable Skills
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Strong commercial awareness
* A confident and determined approach
* A high degree of self-motivation and drive
* The ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Resilience
* Hand Calculations
* Able to meet deadlines and follow through on commitments
* Use of AutoCAD
* 3D CAD modelling/detailing
* Finite element analysis - Solid works, inventor.
* Ability to prioritise
* Problem solving skills
* Good understanding of design and the project phases.

* Education Required
* Ideally a HND / HNC in mechanical engineering or a suitable degree

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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