Design Engineer

27500.00 - 28500.00 GBP Annual + GBP27500 - GBP28500/annum
11 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer

Monday to Friday - 36.25 hrs per week

GBP27,500 to GBP28,500

Free Parking

The Design Engineer fulfils both design engineering and documentation control functions within the Drawing Office team.

A good understanding of engineering drawing and drawing office practices, matched with a wide knowledge of manufacturing processes and engineering materials is essential for this role. The ability to adapt and apply proven principles and formulas to engineering problems is vital.

The Design Engineer is expected to be proficient in MS Office, 2 & 3D CAD and the use of MRP systems. Most importantly the Design Engineer must have an ability to identify and solve engineering problem before they can reach the end customers.

Main duties:

1. Assist with the preparation of Drawing Office documentation (BOMs, Outlines, etc.)
2. Produce detail manufacturing drawings using 2 and 3D CAD. Consult with peers to resolve design or general drawing office problems.
3. Review and analyse specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas and related data to assess factors affecting a design.
4. Use established engineering principles and formulas to develop and prove a design.
5. Modify and revise existing designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems and cost.

The undertaking of additional tasks may be require.

Qualifications/education required:

* 5 GCSE's (A-C) must include English, Maths and a Maths based Science subject.
* Minimum HNC qualification in a mechanical engineering discipline.

Experience required:

* Minimum 5 years mechanical drawing & design experience.

Any particular aptitude/skill required:

* Good interpersonal skills.
* Proven knowledge of engineering materials and processes.
* Able to work with one or more people/teams.
* Proven 2 and 3D CAD skills.
* Proven engineering drawing skills.
* Proven problem solving skills.
* A high attention to detail and clarity.
* Good organisation skills.
* Flexible and proactive.
* Good written and spoken communication abilities.
* Project leadership skills.
* Reliability and honesty.

If you think you have the skills for this role then please email your CV