Mechanical Design Engineer


I am currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on behalf of a global leader in the supply of high-pressure and high-volume fluid pumping stations.

My client has international customers and offices across four continents: Europe, North America, China and Australia.

This role is located in Manchester and the salary will range from £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience.

Due to continued growth, my client is now looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer to work within the overall Engineering Team and to contribute strongly to the design and support of high-pressure pumping products and systems. This job will focus on the design, development and engineering of exiting pumps and pump systems used in the mining industry. Designing pump systems to customer tender requirements and providing engineering lead to junior members of the team.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Hydraulic and mechanical engineering design, preferably on rotating equipment
  • Creating and delivering innovative engineering solutions
  • Solid Works CAD skills to a good/high level

Desirable Experience

  • Understanding of fluid power systems
  • Design of hydraulic pumps and/or valves
  • New Product Development and/or R&D Projects
  • Understanding of variable speed drives and motors
  • Applications knowledge of commonly-used industrial communications protocols
  • Design to ATEX, PED and CE standards
  • Design experience with medium/heavy engineering
  • Mining industry experience
  • Experience of vehicle engine design

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree / HND / HNC in a relevant engineering subject, probably Mechanical Engineering
  • Good communicator
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Accurate with a keen eye for detail
  • Committed to a quality culture and to continuous improvement

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit an updated copy of your CV, together with a short paragraph outlining the reasons you believe you are suited to the role.

Job reference information
Advertiser Progressive Recruitment
Contact Name Kayley Hayes
Telephone +44 (0)161 827 7700 (Please reference IT Job Board when calling)
Reference PR-12464840_1404474819
Job reference information
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Location Manchester
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 04-Jul-2014
Last Updated Date 05-Jul-2014
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