Job: Product Design Engineer

Job Title: Product Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leamington Spa
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-03-29
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Product Design Engineer required with a strong background in mechanical product development


*Opportunity for international travel*

This exciting opportunity is a full lifecycle design position supporting new product development and introduction from initial concept to manufacture, assembly and installation. 

The hiring company are a family run business with a 30 year history and global customer base. They are seeking an experienced engineer able to work off their own intuition to successfully lead NPD projects to successful completion.

Short periods of global travel may be required with current commitment shared amongst the existing team. In the last year engineers have visited clients in countries including North America, Australia, Hong Kong, Columbia, Brazil and Chile.

A varied role your responsibilities will include:

-          Design, develop and manage new and improved product development and introduction

-          Producing engineering drawings and specifications for the mechanical design and development of full mechanical systems using solidworks.

-          Obtain quotes from suppliers and prepare timely quotations in response to customer enquiries with assistance from the operations department.

-          Calculate design limits and test components accordingly

-          Provide comprehensive engineering support to the production sales and management teams

-          Understand and apply design for assembly techniques suitable for low/medium volume manufacture.

-          Write articulate and comprehensive instructions and manuals

Proven competence in design and development in a similar position is essential for this role alongside a HNC/HND or degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent. Experience of sheet metal, machined, extrusion and fabricated parts are also required. Injection moulding experience would be advantageous. The role is open to both experienced engineers and those looking for further development with 2 years’ experience +

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