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Melett Ltd.

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Role: Design/Development Engineer
Date Posted: Thursday 19 May 2022

Experienced Mechanical Design Engineer.

Your Experience / Skills

This is a diverse and critical element of the new product development process within Melett. You will be working on multiple live projects from conception to product launch, developing complete Turbo’s and CHRA for the automotive aftermarket.

The role involves taking Original Equipment Turbos, stripping them down to component form and using reverse engineering techniques to produce CAD drawings and manufacturing specifications to allow parts to be manufactured. Additionally, you will be responsible for managing your projects, communicating with Melett UK and overseas sites, as well as regular project updates using the Product Database.

This role will suit an enthusiastic engineer who has an eye for detail and enjoys operating in a diverse fast-moving team focused environment.

Key Tasks:

  • Design and development of Turbos and turbocharger components

  • Inspection and Measurement of component parts

  • Design and completion of 2D and 3D CAD drawings and models

  • Hands-on testing and validation of sample parts

Experience Required:

  • Mechanical design and development with a good understanding and experience of mechanical assembly

  • Good knowledge of 2D or 3D CAD modelling ideally Solid Works and/or AutoCAD

  • Knowledge of precision measurement/GD&T and general engineering principles

  • Design of high precision parts & assemblies

  • Good understanding of following product quality processes

  • Working in a Design for Manufacture environment

  • Passion for product development & R&D

  • Organised, with good planning skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent team working skills

  • Self-organised and able to take on multiple tasks and deliver to agreed project milestones

Desirable Experience:

  • Appreciation of mechatronic systems

  • Previous experience gained in developing rotational machinery

The Company benefits are:

  • 37.5 hours Monday – Friday (early finish Friday for the Engineering Team)

  • 25 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • 27 days (the following January) after 5 years’ service

  • 28 days after 10 years’ service

  • Holiday Purchase scheme up to 5 days per annum

  • Company Pension Scheme matched up to 5%

  • Group Income Protection scheme after one year’s service. Insurance product paying 75% of salary for up to three years if unable to work.

  • Company Sick Pay scheme – 13 weeks full pay, 13 weeks 75% pay

  • Life Insurance at four time salary plus 1 month salary survivorship benefit

  • Enhanced Maternity Pay Scheme

  • Paid Paternity Leave – 2 weeks

  • Healthshield cash plan benefits : Optical, Dental, Physio, Health & Wellbeing (including massage) etc

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Perks (part of Healthshield membership) - high street discounts and cashback offers, holidays, insurance, cinema, restaurants, groceries etc.

  • Free onsite parking


HNC/D or degree in a Mechanical or Production Engineering discipline

Salary Range:
Up to £40,000 depending on experience

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Automotive/After Market

Placement Type:

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Paul Keating


Contact Phone
01226 320939

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