CAD Development Engineer

    • Full Time
    • Dorset

    Website Premier Engineering

    ROLE- Mechanical Design Engineer

    LOCATION- Poole 

    TERM- Permanent  

    SALARY- £28,000- £32,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

    My client designs and manufactures specialist equipment and precision parts. They are looking to take on a Mechanical Design/Development Engineer to join their team in Poole on a permanent basis.

    The Mechanical Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

    • At least 1 year experience in a similar CAD Design / Mechanical Development position
    • Degree / HNC / HND / BTEC / NVQ qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar
    • Knowledge of sheet metal design, precision components and SPM
    • Previous experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment
    • Be proficient using 3D CAD software such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor etc.
    • Good theoretical mechanical engineering knowledge of core principles and tight tolerances
    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
    • Proficient using MS Office
    • Excellent organisational skills and time management skills
    • Have the ability to work well alone as well as part of a small multi-disciplinary team


    The Mechanical Design Engineer role will involve:

    • Using CAD for concept design and producing technical drawings
    • Reverse Engineering, developing products, testing and prototyping
    • Liaising with manufacturing providers
    • Being involved in final assembly of products
    • Creating the required documentation for design as well as project reports / plans
    • Updating 3D models and drawings
    • Inputting parts into the MRP system creating BOMs
    • Checking drawings for sign off
    • Working in a small multi-disciplinary team on varied projects

    If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible.

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