Salary: 30k pa
Contract Type: perm
Job Type: fulltime
Manufacturing & Production
Posted 1 minute ago
Job Title: Design Engineer
Salary: £30k pa
Hours: 7.30am to 4:00pm (30 Minutes lunch) Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 1.00pm Fridays
Our client’s range of conveyors has been integral to the success of thousands of turnkey solutions for some of the most demanding and successful material handling companies across Europe. They have been designed, engineered and manufactured in Britain since 1963, ensuring that you get the knowledge and experience of five decades of engineering development and excellence, which today, makes it one of the be
What’s in it for you?
- Reputable Company
- 25 days plus Bank holidays
Day to Day duties will include the following:
To design/develop new products and maintain the designs, drawings and product documentation of existing group products within a small team dedicated to continual development of the company’s products. Designing with adherence to legal compliance of machinery and associated adherence to health and safety legislation.
New product developments – create, draw and contribute concept ideas for new products and for existing product improvements. Generate creative ideas/solutions, and work with those of others, to move the company’s products forward. Deliver successful new product developments on time and on budget. Adherence to the company’s product development procedures and completion of required documents. General arrangement and detail drawings in AutoCAD/ Solidworks. Adherence to agreed timescales and budgets
Prototype manufacture and testing – to arrange manufacture of prototypes through the in-house factory or external suppliers and be present and instrumental in their build and test. This will involve yourself and/or colleagues undertaking/assisting in prototype builds and first off production units
Supporting contract designers – at peak times the Contracts Designers may need some support by taking on some drawing / design activities. This may also be non-project-based work which is prioritised by Management. The same level of care and attention must be given to all design/drawing work and therefore treated as above.
Testing – CAD work to fulfil company sales contract deliveries and site visits as required to fulfil the expectations of the design role
Ad hoc design work
Mechanical Engineering qualification (HNC or above)
- Minimum 2 years engineering design experience
- CAD experience (AutoCAD and SolidWorks) and able to produce drawings and CAD models of existing and new products
- Of benefit to this role would be, practical assembly skills, an appreciation of the production processes and capabilities used in the production of the company’s products and also of general maintenance and service requirements of conveyors and associated material handling equipment
Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.
We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!
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