Mechanical Design Engineer

Based in Bugbrooke, Unusual Rigging Limited is a supplier of rigging and technical solutions to the entertainment, exhibition, architectural and event industries, we offer a full range of services, including design, build and engineering.

We are currently looking for a mechanical / design engineer to become an integral part of our busy design engineering department.  The department is responsible for working with our clients and in house project managers to design and deliver practical engineering solutions to a variety of challenging briefs, ranging from simple truss arrangements in 2D to complete stage engineering designs in 3D.

The successful candidate will report directly to the department manager and the role will be to produce high quality, workable designs in both 2D and 3D using the latest versions of AutoCAD and Inventor.  This will involve analysis of the client brief, liaising and coordinating with customers, suppliers, fabrication and installation teams, production of general arrangement and detailed design drawings, site surveying and marking out.  Being able to manage and prioritise a varied workload and to work in a flexible, business focused manner is essential.

The successful applicant must have good knowledge and experience of:  AutoCAD; Inventor; Microsoft Windows and Excel.
It will be an advantage to have experience of:  Steel wire rope assemblies; lifting equipment including winches; structural engineering and site surveys.

Good analytical skills, experience of manufacturing or construction and a keen eye for detail are essential.  The job will be based at our premises near Northampton, with occasional travel to site.

Please apply in writing via email, enclosing a copy of your CV to:  [email protected]