Design Engineer

£40000 per annum
10 Mar 2017
07 Apr 2017
Charlotte Hope
Contract Type
Full Time
The ideal Design Engineer will have previous experience designing and developing products and have experience with mouldings, casting and pressed metals. We are ideally looking for a candidate who has the ability to lead design projects and at times coordination of other engineers.

This is a great opportunity for an experience design engineer who is looking to progress their career.

Purpose of the job: Product design and development

Main duties & responsibilities:

* Design of manual, pneumatic and cordless dispensing equipment
* Design new products from concept to production
* Work with development team to improve existing products through iterative design changes and provide engineering support cross functionally within the organisation.

Person Specification:

Essential Criteria - Skills, experience and qualifications:

* 1st or 2nd class engineering degree, or equivalent, preferably in mechanical/industrial design.
* Proven experience in the design electro mechanical equipment or experience of electro mechanical systems.
* Design experience with plastic mouldings/castings/pressed metalwork.
* Working with design requirements and Product Development Processes to delivery new products
* Highly proficient in 3D CAD (preferable Inventor)
* Use of data management systems
* Drafting skills – Knowledge in the application of latest ISO specs and industry best practices in engineering drawing definition and control (dimensioning standards/tolerance/geometric tolerance/ISO engineering handbook).
* Experience of working in a Quality Assured environment experienced in the practical application of formal design tools such as DFMEA, design verification plans etc.

Team Skills

* Ability to perform (when required) as a lead engineer, with experience in owning the successful delivery of new products, preferably within a multi-function development team.
* Established leadership qualities, coordinating peers, task management and status reporting to management team. Ability to work effectively across mixed discipline/skill groups.
* Independent Working (As required)
* Self-starter, ability to work independently, without support in the fulfilment of design tasks.
* Ability to clearly communicate within cross functional teams.

Desirable Criteria - Skills, experience qualifications

* Experience of tool/personal equipment design.
* Able to write technical documents for publication.
* Experience presenting technical subject matter to nontechnical audiences.
* Achieved, or be actively working towards, Chartered Engineer status.
* Use or application of design verification tools (FEA/CFD)
* Experience with national & international product approvals.

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