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Mechanical Design Project Engineer





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Guy Black


  • System concepting for quotations using 3D and 2D CAD tools from URS documents and input from Sales Engineer and Projects & Engineering Director
  • You will be reporting directly to the Projects & Engineering Director


Job Responsibilities  

  • Full understanding of customer requirements and manage expectations by regular communication and project reviews
  • Track project progress and report by use of MS project and project costing tools
  • Develop customer relationship with regular written and oral communication
  • Limit project risk by utilising known technologies, methodologies and regular communication with Systems Manger
  • Technical leadership and people management skills when dealing with the customer, subcontractors and internal Engineers and site installation
  • Manage subcontract design engineers on a daily basis
  • Have good understanding of the Machinery Directive, Risk Assessments and CE marking
  • Control the project spend by conducting regular project reviews and designing to cost
  • Be capable of implementing drawing control and design standards into a new design environment
  • Good knowledge of Special Purpose Machinery from basic conveying equipment to complex precision tooling
  • 3D and 2D CAD
  • Familiarity with up-to-date office software tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Familiarity with Design and Project Management office practices
  • Design to cost
  • Budget control, detail drafting and checking
  • Generate specifications for bought out parts
  • Prototype Engineering trials and machinery development
  • Value Engineering
  • Be competent with the design of pneumatic circuits
  • Conceptual and detailed design and simulation of robot assembly cells
  • Conceptual and detailed design of robot EOAT
  • Generation of technical manuals and recommending spare parts
  • Be capable of completing design calculations
  • Direct workshop staff on technical queries
  • The log and report any activity within or outside ICONSYS’s responsibility that has caused or could cause a delay or additional cost to the project
  • Manage Site Safety when required


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Educated to HNC / Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of five years’ post graduate experience working in a machinery design role
  • Proven experience in a customer facing project engineering role
  • CATIA, Solid works, Siemens NX, Solid Edge CAD system
  • MS Project
  • AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of the different types and uses of robots
  • Familiar with modern manufacturing techniques
  • Familiar with the automation industry


Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
  • Confident and pro-active with an organised approach to work
  • Ability to work off own initiative, as well as being a team player
  • Situational adaptability
  • Good problem solver
  • Hands on attitude
  • Enthusiastic and able to be relied upon