Career Opportunities

 

Plasmor is the UK's largest independent building and paving block manufacturer with nine manufacturing plants around the country. We are always pleased to receive enquiries from people in the industry who are looking for a new challenge. Our current vacancies are listed below. If no vacancies are listed, please contact our Head Office to find out what positions may be available in the near future.

  


Mechanical Design Engineer

KNOTTINGLEY • WF11 0DL

 

THE ROLE

Reporting directly to the Production Director and working within the current Engineering Projects Team the Mechanical Design Engineer holds responsibility for support and development projects at eight highly automated concrete building product production plants located throughout the UK. The role requires the Engineer to: 

  • Design, specify, develop and update current production equipment
  • Liaise with production & engineering management to optimise current systems
  • Identify updates to improve / enhance performance.
  • Perform conceptual design drawing for approval and subsequent development.
  • Produce CAD drawings from design to manufacturing drawings.
  • Maintain awareness of problematic process areas and design out problem areas.
  • Project management of upgrades and new installations.
  • Understand engineering workshop practice including fabrication and machining processes.
  • Produce financial justification for improvement / development projects. 

 

ABOUT YOU

  • Ideally an Engineering Graduate in a relevant associated Mechanical Engineering discipline having minimum of 2 years industrial experience, or holding time served experience offering equivalent professional knowledge
  • A good understanding and experience of both automated mechanical handling systems and structural design principles
  • Draughting experience using Autocad 2D / 3D or similar CAD packages is essential
  • Ability to appreciate existing proven principles whilst evaluating potential for improvement
  • A sound knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical control systems would be advantageous

 

Due to the diverse nature of the role the candidate must be comfortable in both a design and development role and that of active participation in installation, commissioning and routine operation fault diagnostics.

 

REMUNERATION PACKAGE

Salary £32K to £40K p.a. depending on experience plus car, profitability related bonus and company pension. 40 hours per week, flexible working 8am – 5pm

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you wish to be considered for this Mechanical Design Engineer role please email your CV or application form request to Wendy.Fisher@plasmor.co.uk.