Mechanical Engineer 3 Month Contract - Competitive Salary Location: HP12 (High Wycombe, County of Buckinghamshire) Since their inception in 1974, our client has always sought to invent, explore and develop innovative products. Their products make a major contribution to harnessing natural resources, to the ultimate environment benefit of building for the future. The Company is dynamic in its outlook and a market leader, they are constantly trying to push themselves to becoming better at what they do.They love to provide opportunities to develop their staff, introducing them to the latest modelling software and in house training programs and they welcome fresh thinking and innovation across all sectors. Main Purpose of the Job Working as part of a multidisciplinary R&D team, this role acts as the main facilitator for all aspects of mechanical engineering with overall responsibility for engineering analysis and design for manufacture across the product range. Includes an awareness of the cradle to grave product life cycle and being responsible for the mechanical engineering development within the lifecycle. Detailed Duties of the Job - Design for manufacture, including the design and engineering of new products, selecting manufacturing methods, location, and materials. - Creating and maintaining bills of materials, parts lists. - Assessing manufacturing methods, assembly, production, installation, servicing and maintenance to minimise cost. - Risk assessment and failure mode and effects analysis. - Engineering analysis including stress/strain calculations, using FEA software. - Putting in place procedures to manage the above. - Testing and problem solving design features on development projects and on-going production. - Documentation installation, servicing and maintenance regimes. - Maintaining TCFs and DoC literature for products including identifying all relevant safety and test standards. - Continuation engineering duties for substitute parts, suppliers and sub-contractors. - Project management of assigned projects/work packages. Essential Qualification and Skills Required* - 2:2 or above in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline to (BEng or equivalent qualification). - Experience working within a Production/Engineering design role at a SME manufacturing company or a solid background/Education in the field. - Written and Verbal communication skills (English). *Must be eligible to work in the UK without restriction *Must hold a valid UK driving license or hold a license permitted in the UK
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