Job Ref: CLUK-MEDP001
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer / Draftsperson
Company Christie Lites
Location: Coventry, UK
Salary: £25k to £35k pa doe
Employment Type: Permanent - Monday to Friday 40 hours a week
Christie Lites is the leading independent Entertainment Lighting and Rigging supplier in North America, with a passion for excellence, we are packaging innovators with unrivalled delivery. Since bringing our unique brand to Europe, our rapidly growing UK business has an exciting new opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer/Draftsperson based at our Coventry office.
Working as Mechanical Engineer, your core focus is the design and fabrication of
mechanical components of innovation and excellence for the stage lighting industry, with a special attention to structural engineering and packaging.
In addition, you will have a pivotal role, supporting the Christie Lites account representatives, show managers, project managers and clients producing supporting project documentation including, proof of concept, rigging plots and power schematics
A passion for mechanical engineering
Experience creating 2D part drawings for manufacturing/assembly
Familiarity with 2D/3D engineering design & manufacturing tools (SolidWorks, AutoCAD, ProE or other.) Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, materials science, DFM/DFA,
etc. Adequate knowledge of engineering analysis tools (SolidWorks, ANSYS, or similar) Creativity and analytical skills.
Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
The successful candidate will be a resilient self-starter, have strong communication skills, attention to detail and use good business reasoning in all their decisions.
Christie Lites will offer you an opportunity to work in a rapidly growing business, where for the right individual, skills and experience, development and future opportunities will be available. Christie Lites have reached their leading position by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to their clients and have developed a unique culture of teamwork, customer focus and accountability.
To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV with covering letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then we will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.