Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 27 June 2024
Salary Up to £35,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionMechanical Design

Job description

Rewards and Benefits on Offer;

  • Immediate start

  • Company pension

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Employee discount

  • Free parking

  • Life insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Flexibility to work from home up to two days per week by prior agreement from the department Manager

MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our prestigious engineering supplier, based in County Durham, with their plans for growth and expansion, by recruiting a permanent Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. You will be joining an expanding, dynamic company, with an excellent team-based culture and huge opportunities to progress your career. Our client is a major player in their specialist industry and will be soon entering a period of sustained growth and expansion as they widen their customer portfolio. You will be joining a very secure and expanding business, where you will enjoy a varied working environment, a great team culture and a fantastic new career move.

If you have experience within Software Design, please apply now for an immediate response.

Working Hours:

  • 39 hours per week

  • 0700 - 1600 Mon-Thurs, 0700 - 1200 Fri

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Continuously manage and maintain the product design software.

  • Understand the Mechanical components of products including coil slides and their relevant pricing.

  • Working closely with the Product Manager to set priorities, cadence of tasks and updates, and overall approach to the software maintenance.

  • Documenting bug reports, requests for change, updates, third party DLL versions and any alterations to product software, in order to keep a well-documented archive of these items.

  • Maintain the software database (technical, pricing and manufacturing data) up to date and implement changes when required.

  • Manage software and database backups to ensure resilience and swift backtracking of issues.

  • Liaise with design software developers in the reporting of bugs, implementation of features and/or bug fixes.

  • Liaise with suppliers of third-party DLL’s and component selection software’s to ensure their correct and bug free implementation.

  • Perform testing and debugging for updates provided by the software developers, third party DLL providers or in-house.

  • Issue regular updates to implement fixes and/or new features and closely track user software versions to ensure updates are installed and working as intended.

  • Issue software instructions and keep the design software manual up to date and relevant for all users.

  • Working closely with the Product Manager and other relevant departments to set priorities, deadlines and a development plan for the software.

  • Documenting development requirements.

  • Elaborating specifications for the software developers.

  • Perform testing and debugging for new features provided by the software developers or third-party DLL providers.

  • keep close track of development costs and strive to minimize expenditure where possible.

  • liaise with the IT department on the implementation of new software versions.

  • Ensure standalone third-party software’s are kept up to date for all users and tested simultaneously with their design software DLL implementation.

About You;

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Design or equivalent

  • High proficiency in the MS Office suite, particularly MS Excel and MS Word, is required

  • Experience with the design and manufacture process within Engineering/Manufacturing is preferred

  • Experience with the management and development of design software is preferred

  • Programming experience is preferred