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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

ASHE Converting Equipment



Full job description

ASHE Converting Equipment, an independent company based in Ipswich UK has been in operation for over 30 years. We specialise in the manufacture of the highest quality slitting and rewinding machinery.

We require a very experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer for our range of Slitting and Rewinding machinery that is sold worldwide. This person must have worked on on rotating machinery for many years.

We have a vast range of products for slitting and rewinding applications from very narrow web down to 2mm, all the way up to primary machines 8.7M wide.

The machines primarily cut and rewind film, paper, foil, laminates, adhesive product, and sometimes aluminium.

The ideal candidate will need to know solid works 3D design package extensively. The ideal candidate will need to be a lead designer who has experience in large rotating machinery and who has a vast experience of mechanical design, as well as being able to generate completely new designs quickly from sales specifications or indeed to come up with fresh ideas in front of customers.

The ideal candidate will work well within a team but must be an original thinker.

They must have a complete understanding of power ratings both electrically and

mechanically, shaft stresses, critical speeds, gearing functions, loading, tolerance etc in all mechanical and moving parts.

This is a permanent position and offers an excellent opportunity and salary with benefits for the right candidate. The ideal candidate has to be based in the Ipswich area and relocation expenses will be made available for the right candidate.

Some foreign travel will be necessary but is not a major part of the job.

See our website for more details.

Please apply in writing with a CV to the MD and his PA Wendy Daniels at

Ashe Converting Equipment, Bluestem Road, Ransomes Euro Park,

Ipswich IP3 9RR.