+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location: Staplehurst, Kent

Salary: £30k – £40k per annum DOE

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Our new factory unit is due to be completed Spring 2022 which means several new roles being available for the right applicants. Magnetic Shields Limited had an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our production team as Mechanical Design Engineer

We are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant. 

As part of this exciting new chapter in Magnetic Shields progression we are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the team and become part of our professional, industry leading company!

Key Tasks/Duties of this role:

  • Managing end to end projects
  • Design 3D models for bespoke magnetic shielding for customers worldwide
  • Client/sales team liaison to identify design requirements
  • Produce detailed engineering/manufacturing drawing with BOM’s
  • Produce standard operating procedures to detail manufacturing and assembly methods
  • Produce technical documents, reports and presentations for internal and external use

Essential skills:

  • Hold a relevant engineering degree in the field of mechanical/design engineering – preferably from a Russell Group University
  • Strong experience using 3D CAD software (Ideally Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks)
  • Full lifecycle design experience – concept design, 2D/3D modelling, engineering drawings and designing for manufacture as well as maintenance and design improvement considerations
  • Experience of tolerance analysis including manufactured parts and assembly tolerance stack up
  • Lean manufacturing experience ie 5S or Six Sigma
  • Experience with use of ERP or MRP systems ie SAGE, Oracle, Progress Plus
  • Proven project management skills and experience
  • Experience with continuous improvement systems and techniques
  • Proficient IT skills with strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of working in an ISO 9001 accredited Engineering company
  • Project management qualifications ie Prince 2, PMP
  • Experience of working with precision sheet metal and machined products
  • Experience with polymers and composites

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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