Mechanical Design Engineer
Egemin Automation
Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK
5d ago

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe.

Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions.

Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers.

The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation

The Role

Our mechanical design team play a critical role in developing the system for the new installation of the automated system.

Taking ownership for the design of the mechanical aspects of material handling systems for Dematic, to a given specification, within cost and time scale constraints, and to the customers’ requirements.

Key responsibilities :

  • To interpret project layout and specification into final design layout and conveyor data list, under the guidance of the lead engineer.
  • To generate unit cycle times, system throughput, and general dimensional requirements.
  • To provide system integration drawings and specifications.
  • To give advance notice of materials required to Purchase Department.
  • To create detailed drawings and parts lists for equipment within scope of supply.
  • To specify details of any additional special conveyor elements or associated equipment.
  • To create an installation file to pass on information to the site supervisor and installation team.
  • To assist with system risk assessment (and unit risk assessment where necessary) in line with statutory requirements.
  • To assist the documentation department to create Operating and Maintenance Instructions and spare parts lists as required.
  • General Responsibilities

  • To liaise with systems sales and project engineers during project phase.
  • To liaise with contract managers, customer and sub-contractors during order execution phase.
  • To liaise with production planning and purchase departments.
  • To liaise with and provide technical information to any department so entitled, i.e. controls, software, projects, service, spares.
  • To maintain and use wherever possible, standard product information for the execution of orders.
  • Where necessary to develop special and new standard products to suit specific projects and new markets.
  • To comply with the company policy as defined in the Staff Handbook, Safety Manual, and Quality Assurance Manual.
  • What We Are Looking For

    To be successful in this highly business critical and rewarding role you will be :

  • Certified technician, HNC / HND or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ideally have previous experience in materials handling industry or in designing mechanical systems rather than products
  • Previous use of CAD tools
  • Apply
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