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Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Role: Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum

Location: Derbyshire

Type: Permanent/Full time


To design a wide range of bespoke products ensuring compliance with client specifications, legislative requirements, quality and HSE standards.

To work independently or as part of a team to develop new or existing products that meet the mechanical technical requirements of form, fit and function.

To provide a professional mechanical engineering service to the business and so interface with customers and suppliers to ensure activities are completed to meet or improve program, cost and quality expectations.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Graduate Mechanical Engineer

  • Preparation of engineering calculations over a number of disciplines in support of detail design schemes

  • Perform concept and detail design work applying acoustic, dynamic, mechanical, and thermo-fluid principles to generate optimum customer solutions

  • Participate in research and development activities

  • Carry out and take responsibility for site survey activities

  • Produce sketch drawings of design concepts in sufficient detail to enable production of detail design definition drawings

  • Use IT packages effectively in the course of engineering activities (excel, word, Mathcad, CAD, PDM, PLM, etc.)

  • Interpret engineering drawings

  • Generate concise and presentable sketches and reports for issue to a range of customers

  • Use noise measurement equipment to assess the performance of the company's products

  • Interpret and implement engineering specifications and standards

  • Self-development to meet new requirements

  • Manage project timescales and achieve or improve deadlines

  • Provide progress status reports to line management on a regular basis and work to achieve or improve company and customer objectives of program, cost and quality

  • Provide an engineering resource for other departments

  • Work in accordance with the company standard business processes

  • Hazard identification and risk reduction

  • Responsible to the Design Manager for all aspects of the mechanical design and integrity of the company's range of products

  • To guide, mentor and supervise other staff as require

Requirements of the Graduate Mechanical Engineer

  • Strong engineering/physics knowledge

  • Passion for a greener world

  • Organisational skills

Degree in Mechanical

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