Job Details: Mechanical Design Engineers

Design & Manufacture Specialist Systems
Shropshire, TF3
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Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Mechanical Design Engineers x2 – CONTRACT

Structural Steel Design


Rate Negotiable

Ref SC 21338


Two Mechanical Design Engineers sought for immediate contract. 4 weeks guaranteed work, then rolling week by week to work for a specialist in the provision of complex systems to the Marine sector. You will be producing new designs to tight timescales in a supportive team environment for mechanical marine handling systems.


Duties for the Mechanical Design Engineer will include:

·         Produce conceptual designs from functional specifications for structural steel

·         Layout design of mechanical/hydraulic machinery.

·         To work in multi-discipline project teams on specific aspects of the machine design

·         Undertake component stress calculations and compile documented calculation packages for third party verification in order to comply to varying international codes and standards

·         Assistance with other departments notably Purchasing, Production, Project Management and Quality Assurance

·         Participation in, and contribution to, design reviews, contract reviews and other project-related activities

·         As well as design, all staff work flexibly to cover all aspects of the production of relatively complex one-off machines.


The successful candidates will have:

·         Experience of structural steel fabrication design

·         Effective in carrying out detailed structural strength calculations for both structural and mechanical components

·         Solid ability with AutoCAD Inventor

·         Solid ability with ANSYS for FEA


Hours of work will be based on a normal five day working week of 37 hrs between 08:00 - 16:45 Monday to Thursday and 08:00 - 12:00 Friday. However due to operational requirements you will be required and must be prepared to work additional hours over and above these.


These roles are based in the West Midlands and are commutable from within and around the following areas: Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and Wellington.


All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.



For further information call Sarah Clarke on 01902212000. Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number. 

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