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Design Engineer

£32ph - £38ph

Job Ref: 32072

Automation and Robotics


General Engineering and Manufacturing

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Contract Mechanical Design Engineer


Contract Mechanical Design Engineer


Birmingham, UK

Contract Term:

3 months min, maybe longer

Contract Rate:

£32ph – £38ph Ltd Co (depending on automation/special purpose machinery design knowledge/experience)

We have a requirement for a Contract Mechanical Design Engineer. As the Mechanical Design Engineer you will be required to design special purpose machinery therefore previous experience of designing bespoke machinery is essential. You should have strong experience with pneumatic systems, such as linear slides, cylinders, rotary index tables, vibratory bowl feeders and vision inspection systems used in special purpose machinery. Examples of some solutions may include fully automated assembly machine, (incorporating pneumatic systems, cameras, robotics) packaging machinery and inspection machinery (with auto loading and unloading).

Key skills required for the Contract Mechanical Design Engineer vacancy:

  • Previous experience designing automated machinery such as: Bespoke machines, packaging systems, vision inspection machinery, robotic systems, pick & place robots cell, warehouse automation machinery, bagging machinery, end of line systems or similar automated machinery/systems.
  • Able to demonstrate out of box thinking ability to find solutions.
  • To review designs and specifications and recommend alternative solutions where/when required.
  • Experience with AutoDesk Inventor and/or Solidworks.
  • Able to work in a team environment or on your own.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

If you have the required experience as a Contract Mechanical Design Engineer please email your up to date CV to Cartisian Technical Recruitment

Cartisian Technical Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency sourcing engineers for Automation, Scientific Technologies, Automotive, General Engineering & Manufacturing sectors.

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