Mechanical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Unilever
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + holidays, bonus
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
01 Nov 2019
Ref
JLD/COL/MechDESENG
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our client Leading Global FMCG company with Brands such as Dove, Knorr, Persil & Magnum are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer based at their prestigious Research centre at Colworth Science Park in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire (MK44), just 40 minutes' drive from Milton Keynes.

This is a full-time position for a period of 6 months, working a 37.5 hour week. This role is paying between £25K-£30K per annum, pro rata, depending on experience.

Job Description:

The role is about supporting the design of prototype equipment in close partnership with teams that include: R&D; Pilot Plant; Marketing; Supply Chain; Procurement, as well as key external partners & suppliers. The candidate shall keep up to date with emerging food trends to deliver new machines and processes for sustainable new products that delight consumers.

Key skills required would be:

  • 3D CAD software
  • Familiar with forming and fabrication techniques
  • Basic appreciation of simulation using CFD, FE, Simulink, & dynamic simulation tools (training available).
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Creative problem solver
  • Well organised, preferably with some familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies including: 6sigma, TPM, Lean manufacturing
  • Team player in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline environment
  • Fluent English & strong communication skills

Relevant experience would be:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, or equivalent apprenticeship and experience
  • Proven experience of implementing new technology in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2+ years design experience
  • Food Industry awareness preferred

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