Pump Design Engineer

A Mechanical Design Engineer with experience of using CMM equipment and the ability to produce designs by reverse engineering legacy / obsolete products & equipment is sought by a growing North East based company

You will work with a variety of clients producing technical solutions to complex engineering projects, the main focus being on providing a full reverse engineering package for parts. You will report directly to the Engineering Manager whilst supporting a busy production team, as a Reverse Design engineer you will capture detail from damaged, worn out and obsolete rotating equipment via various 3D scanning methods, then create models from captured date leading to 2D drawings for manufacture or repair.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Use 3D scanning technology to create 3D CAD models from complex samples
  • Produce 3D models using a portable CMM (Faro Arm) and portable white light laser scanner
  • Using customer information/samples to create 3D models
  • First principal measuring to create 3D models
  • Produce 3D models and drawings in Solidworks
  • Build full digital models of with all mating features to establish fits and clearances
  • Preparing design documentation for production (component design, technical drawings)
  • Contributing to design reviews

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Design Engineer with a strong understanding of manufacturing processes including casting, forging, machining, and metal fabrication. You will also need excellent 2D and 3D design skills with experience of Solidworks / design works / EPDM Vault and be experienced in the use of CMM, Faro Arm and 3D scanning technology.

The ability to understand complex engineering specifications and experience of rotating equipment or pumps would be a strong advantage as would any FEA experience.

Strong attention to detail is required, along with the ability to work on multiple projects to tight timescales and stringent standards without compromising on quality or cost. Some overseas and UK travel may be required for short periods.

If you would like to learn more about this exciting role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV