Mechanical Design Engineer

Perry of Oakley Ltd, requires a person with experience in the design of bulk materials handling to join their thriving Design Office team. The company has a strong 70 year heritage in the agricultural and industrial bulk materials handling sectors as well as other allied industries. They were awarded the SHAPA Exporter of the Year as well as being one of the UK's top 100 SMEs in recent years. This is an opportunity for an energetic mechanical engineer who is experienced in the design of sheet metalwork, steel structures and mechanical drive systems for bulk materials handling, drying and storage to join a busy, growing, design environment. The company is located in Devon, however the successful candidate will be required to work from home. Key responsibilities Product Design - to design machines that will achieve the customer requirements, and meet all required Standards, within set budgets and timeframes: Work with the Design Office Manager, Senior Engineer, Sales Office and other interested parties to understand & interpret product requirements. Research solutions to meet the product requirements. Specify and work with the purchasing department to obtain quotes for components. Produce a design which meets the product requirements utilising SolidWorks. Produce detailed manufacturing drawings, assembly drawings, bills of materials and input them into our MRP software. Key skills and experience Minimum of three years experience designing bulk materials handling, drying and storage machinery. Experience of using Solidworks or similar system. Experience of producing detailed manufacturing drawings, assembly drawings and bills of materials. Experience of using MRP software. Experience of liaising with production and site installation teams would be advantageous. Mechanical Engineering degree is not a necessity but would be advantageous. Excellent Maths and English skills. Must be a strong communicator. Salary range: Dependant on experience. Anticipated to be in the £30,000 to £40,000 range Based remotely working from home, so must have a suitable quiet home environment free from distractions

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