Mechanical Design Engineer

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If you're an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer frustrated by lack of progress, or the chance to profit from all your hard work - look at this You will work alongside and eventually replace the existing Technical Director (in the next 3 years) with an opportunity to join a management buy out a well established, profitable and technically niche business based in Nottingham. BASIC SALARY: Up to £50,000 BENEFITS:
• Annual Company Bonus
• 25 Days Holiday - rising with service
• Access to the Full Company Benefits Scheme after a Qualifying Period LOCATION: Nottingham COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Mansfield, Newark on Trent, Grantham, Loughborough, Derby, Burton on Trent, Chesterfield, Worksop, Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Lincoln Why should I apply?
• You will work alongside our current Technical Director - learn his role and become an expert in our equipment and solutions.
• With a management buy-out planned in the next 5 years, we are recruiting a designate Technical Director to join the senior management team.
• We're a profitable, well established, and niche business - designing, manufacturing, installing and commissioning materials handling, weighing and bag filling systems to a wide variety of vertical markets / process industries (including Food, Pharmaceutical, etc.) JOB DESCRIPTION: Mechanical Design Engineer - Process, Control, Materials Handling, Conveying : Powders You will be tasked with providing a complete design solution - cradle to grave responsibility (from a design perspective) for projects from initial consultation with the client through to design, manufacture, installation and commissioning. You will also provide sales support / technical consultation on the initial enquiry. Managing typically manage one to two live projects at a time you will also be responsible for relationship building with internal / external customers and sub contractors. This will include sourcing products, negotiating 3rd party suppliers and the preparation of quotations maintain margins. These responsibilities will develop as you become more experienced, working very closely with the current Technical Director. PERSON SPECIFICATION: Mechanical Design Engineer - Process, Control, Materials Handling, Conveying : Powders You will be an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with a background of designing some sort of industrial equipment. We are particularly interested in people with experience of designing materials handling solutions. The bullseye would be someone who has worked with transporting powders. Any experience of managing projects including customer liaison would be an advantage. You must be personable and happy managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders / sub-contractors. You will also be able to provide technical support in sales meetings. Not to close deals, but be able to present the solutions in a clear and concise fashion in a commercial setting. You will have the desire and ability to develop into more of an operational role as Technical Director designate. COMPANY: We're the partner of a prestigious Italian manufacturer of weighing and bagging packaging machinery. These are high quality, top-of-the-line machines and we have a broad range of high profile manufacturers in the food, pet food and bulk packaging industries. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Design Engineer, Design Manager, Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Draughtsperson, Technical Director : PPMA, Packaging Machinery, Process Machinery, Capital Equipment, Food Manufacture, Industrial Capital Equipment, Robotics, Automation, Materials Handling, Powders INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application. Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. REF: SP16105, Wallace Hind Selection

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