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Design Checker / Technical Author  
Design Checker / Technical Author
Location : Worcester  
Salary : £30,000 - £40,000  
Contract : Permanent


Lamonby Recruitment have a vacancy for a Design Checker / Technical Author to join a global engineering company specialising in mechanical and automation products.
Our client is an established manufacturer and installer of engineered products in automated and conveyor systems.

They have a new vacancy for are a mechanical biased engineer to act as a Design Checker / Technical Author. The successful candidate will hold a Mechanical Engineering Advanced Vocational Qualification (ONC/HNC/NVQ) covering a range of engineering disciplines - structures, mechanics, dynamics etc and be proficient in the use of 2D AutoCAD.

Design Checker / Technical Author Job Role:-

Produce scheme drawings and layouts for evaluation against customer specifications
Produce detailed mechanical manufacturing drawings
Evaluate designs through power and stress calculations
Evaluate designs for cost effectiveness and ease of manufacture
Carry out stress analysis (FEA)
Carry out design risk assessments (DRA) and failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)
Work uniformly and in accordance with company procedures and design standards
Take part in regular design reviews
Work as part of a small, dynamic design team and as part of a larger overall project team with members from other company departments
Be logical and well organised, with the ability to work under time constraints to complete various packages of work to set deadlines

Design Checker /Technical Author Requirements:-

Mechanical Engineering Advanced Vocational Qualification (ONC/HNC/NVQ)
If a graduate: - Your university course should have covered a range of engineering disciplines - structures, mechanics, dynamics etc
Wide ranging technical background with similar experience in either:
Automotive manufacturing
Aerospace manufacturing
Mechanical/material handling
Automation
Conveyor systems
Proficient in the use of 2D AutoCAD
Proficient in the use of 3D Inventor

Design Checker /Technical Author Package:-

£30,000 to £40,000 depending on experience
25 Days holiday plus Statutory
39 hour typical working week plus overtime
Full UK driving license
Good timekeeping