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Mechanical Designer

Ref #: 2022-2
Conor Thompson 07/01/2022
Location: Windsor Not Disclosed Windsor
Salary: TBD £
Type: Permanent
Specialisms: Automation, Mechanical Design, SolidWorks
Date: 07/01/2022
Mechanical Designer

Mechanical Designer

The successful candidate will be involved with the development of system layouts and

design specifications for factory automation solutions, including special purpose

machines, fixtures, and gauges.

Specific Responsibilities

• Completion of projects; according to established schedules, consistent with

specific quality and legislation standards.

• Consultation with control systems and manufacturing divisions during the

mechanical design process to design automation solutions, which are built

efficiently and perform their intended function safely and reliably.

• Works to continuously improve the methods utilized within the mechanical design

division, with the goals being enhanced safety, enhanced functionality, and

reduced cost.

• Work in a team environment with the Sales, Estimating, Project Management,

Control Systems, Manufacturing, and the Management to assist in the successful

execution of the project.

• Attend internal kick off meetings (line up meetings) for new projects to receive an

understanding of the scope of the project.

• Liaison with vendors for technical information and specifications.

• Participate in post project review meetings to compare what was quoted against

the completed project.

• Some travelling will be required.

Knowledge and Skills

• Post-secondary education specializing in mechanical design technology with an

emphasis on factory automation solutions

• Strong background using SolidWorks

• Technical knowledge of manufacturing processes and factory automation with

the ability to read GD&T prints

• Proficient with pneumatic and servo actuators

• Experience with Siemens Process Simulate, RobotMaster or other types of 3D

simulation software would be considered an asset

• This position requires travel to the US, therefore only candidates who can show

proof of vaccination will be considered for the role


• A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in mechanical design technology with an

emphasis on custom automation solutions

• Strong computer, problem solving, organizational, and coaching skills, with the

ability to meet deadlines

• Excellent written and oral communication skills are required

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