Date Posted: Thursday 14 March 2019
AR-Controls are an industrial controls and automation system integrator. We operate at various customer sites around the UK. Due to continuous growth and ever-increasing demand, we have a vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer with SOLIDWORKS experience. This is a newly created position to compliment the existing engineering team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the CAD design of equipment, special purpose machines, robot facilities, material handling solutions, welding jigs & fixtures, coveyor systems and the creation/update of the associated BOM. The candidate will be able to interpret customer design specifications, produce well organised detailed drawings and modelling. Occasionally there may be other engineering activities to perform, however the emphasis of the role will be to create mechanical designs using the SOLIDWORKS design software.
AR-Controls in return offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Your Experience / Skills
To qualify for the role, candidates must have:
Mechanical design engineering background (or other relevant experience)
Previous experience working with automotive sector (would be a distinct advantage but not essential)
Have experience of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical control systems.
Knowledge of the SOLIDWORKS is preferred
The candidate will need to be computer literate
Strong communication skills at all levels
Positive, proactive and collaborative team approach is essential
Be self-motivated and enthusiastic
Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Have excellent interpersonal skill
Thorough knowledge of safety procedures, legal regulations and guidelines
Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability
Excellent physical condition and flexibility to work long shifts
Be able to work on their own initiative and as member of a team
Be able to work to deadlines
Have excellent attention to detail
Motivated to achieve customer satisfaction
Ideally located within 30 miles of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear