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  • Ref: CW_1552668765

  • Permanent

  • Aberdeen

  • ££34000 - £39000 per annum + Based on experience

  • End: 28th Jul 2019

First People Solutions are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work in the Hydraulic division of a manufacturing firm. This will be a permanent role based in Aberdeen.

Reason for the vacancy

The company are growing due to being awarded several upcoming oil and gas contracts. They are looking to add to their design team, specifically looking at hydraulic products. We’re looking for someone to come in and assist in looking after fellow design staff.

What will be involved?

  • You will be involved in general drawing office activities, much of which will be CAD or 3D drawing using Solidworks, as required for the manufacture of the company’s products. This will also include aspects such as selection of materials and compilation of parts lists. An element of the work will include discussing and planning these activities.
  • Various calculations are carried out on all the products to determine that designs are fit for purpose. You should be familiar with simple engineering calculations to determine mechanical strengths, using yield, tensile, shear, bending, crippling, burst and collapse. You should also have an understanding of calculations for power, flow, pressure, and force.
  • The company is required to produce technical documentation or manuals for most of the equipment we produce, and you may be required to produce or work on these documents, which would include such activities as checking and preparation of as built drawings, or writing up operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Supervision of Drawing Office Staff/Apprentices, training recommendations, etc.
  • Lead the design and drafting of new products and updates to legacy equipment

What experience will you need?

  • Preferably an HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Solidworks 3D experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Preferably experience working with hydraulics
  • Preferably experience supervising design staff

Why should you apply?

You won’t be a paper-pusher with this firm. You’ll see your designs turned into products in front of your eyes, making your work a whole lot more interesting. The company are looking to expand in the coming years while promoting internally, so it’s an excellent time to get in and move up the ladder quickly.

If this sparks an interest in you, or you’d just like to hear more – please apply for this advertisement. Calum Walker will be in touch with some more information.

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