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Mechanical Design Engineer

Current Principal Job Objective

Reporting to the Head of Engineering Design, the Mechanical Design Engineering will be responsible for creating and producing complete 3D Inventor designs for new inking and ink wash-up systems using Autodesk Inventor. Provision of technical / installation support / commissioning to ensure a high-quality installation of the purchased product(s) takes place.

Job Role

  • Design of new jobs using 3D design technology which meets the customer & manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure the design of components permits efficient, cost-effective manufacture and procurement.
  • Creating parts lists and bills of materials.
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, shop floor and other departments.
  • Onsite measurement of client machines worldwide followed by the production of appropriate specifications.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, in particular the CE machinery directive and conformance. Also, design risk assessments are carried out to ensure all safety issues have been covered.
  • Review designs and identify with colleagues where existing designs can be improved and integrated into future projects.
  • Evaluation of a variety of drawings, blueprints and schematics to ensure customer and production needs are met.
  • Estimating time scales and in some instances costs to complete a project.
  • To assist in the preparation of works procedures for the building, production testing and R&D testing of new or existing products.
  • To work with and assist the other members of the engineering department in matters relating to product development, value engineering and real-time solving of production problems.
  • Ensure the tidy upkeep of the existing drawing and parts library and entry on the in-house library.

Key Accountabilities

  • To define clients’ needs by site visits & preparations of specifications.
  • To produce high-quality designs which reflect client needs & minimise production costs.
  • To monitor, measure and report on design issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales.

Essential Skills

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years+ relevant mechanical design experience.
  • Must be strong on 3D CAD, ideally Inventor.
  • Must have considerable experience designing bespoke machinery.
  • Practical on-site engineering skills and methodology would be a distinct advantage.

To apply please send your CV to

European Sales Manager

Job Description Overview

Absolute is the premier supplier of Carbon Fibre inking systems worldwide. We also make a range of other innovative products including our new Chamber3 doctoring system, our InkSave ink recovery system and our ground-breaking SONO on press anilox roll cleaner.

We are looking for a European Sales Manager to work alongside our significant Agency network in the region.

Candidates should primarily have experience in the corrugated and/or flexible packaging sector and be able to work and communicate well with everyone in a Customer’s organisation from Operators to Managing Directors.

Training on managing Agents can be provided for candidates with exceptional technical knowledge.

Applicants can be based anywhere within the UK or Europe and should expect to travel extensively.

The post comes with a competitive salary, company car, pension and healthcare.

Absolute has a policy of promoting from within when possible, so the successful applicant can expect career progression and significant opportunities within one of the fastest growing and dynamic companies in the sector.

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