Design Engineer

Posted 18 June 2024
Salary £35,000-£40,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionElectrical Design

Job description

MTrec’s new career opportunity

Our client is a forward-thinking well-established Engineering company. They are now looking to recruit a Design Engineer on a permanent basis.

The Job you’ll do

  • Work on new product development projects in line with the approved stage gate process.

  • Plan and manage all allocated project tasks, ensuring completion within the agreed timescales.

  • Use initiative to design and develop new products or design innovative solutions to improve the design of existing products to satisfy the briefs provided.

  • Preparation of all technical drawings using the 3D CAD modelling and 2D drawing software provided.

  • Generate and maintain the parts lists/bill of materials in line with QA procedures.

  • Prototype designs, prepare test samples and conduct validation testing to ensure the design satisfies the relevant standards / customer requirements.

  • Interpret test results, making conclusions and present recommendations to the project team.

  • Maintain test records and produce test reports in a manner described in the QA procedures.

  • Liaise with the client certification engineers to assist with third party witness testing with certification bodies.

  • Coordinate with the production teams to ensure all components are designed for manufacture / assembly and confirm cost targets have been achieved.

  • Provide technical assistance to the product management / sales teams in terms of product information, problem solving and application training. 

About You

  • To apply, we ask that you have a suitable qualification in engineering or product design and be highly skilled with 3D CAD modelling and producing technical drawings.

  • Experience in research and development and working with tight tolerances are also essential.

  • Any experience of high volume turned; milled parts would also be desirable.

  • To ensure timely delivery of products to the market, good organisation, problem solving, and time management skills are a must, as well as the ability to create innovative products, whilst still maintaining attention to detail.

  • Alongside your desire to design, you will also be very ‘hands on’, demonstrating you have the ability to turn your designs into working prototypes, which you can validate by performing the relevant tests you have planned out.

  • An understanding of the need to work within prevailing standards constraints is essential. You will be required to build up a working knowledge of the relevant European and International standards and Directives.

  • This position will be on a full-time basis working 35 hours per week, dayshift.

The Rewards and The Benefits:

  • Wellbeing app (Employee Assistance Program).

  • Holiday buy & sell.

  • Car scheme.

  • Competitive pay.

  • Enhanced pension.

  • Training & development.