Design Engineer

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
£35k - £42k
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer with experience of designing mechanical components for use in air systems on commercial vehicles required for our client who designs, develops and manufactures a range of braking products which are supplied to major commercial vehicle OEMs around the world. They have a worldwide footprint and have a wide range of braking and associated products in their portfolio.

Design Engineer Role:

Design components and relate assemblies to meet the appropriate product specification.

Support the development of the product from conception through to manufacture.

Create 3D models along with associated and detailed 2D drawings to enable manufacture.

Utilise calculations and design aids as appropriate to meet design specifications.

Meet cost and timing targets to enable a commercially viable product.

Communicate with external suppliers, the appropriate internal departments and personnel to optimise manufacturability, cost and performance requirements.

Produce specifications for components to include material, finish, etc.

Project Manage internal project or design aspects of an external resource.

Perform job functions in accordance with set policies and procedures to ensure preservation of Company Quality Policy.

You will have the duty and responsibility to develop your competence and skills of how and why to work efficiently and effectively.

Actively participate and support the development of your team and cross-functional work, adapting too organizational and process changes.

Monitor and improve the performance of your work and processes you contribute to, addressing deviations or communicate need for support.

You are expected and have authority to temporarily stop work or processes if safety, environment or quality is at risk.

Design Engineer Requirements:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Relevant CAD skills.

Good working knowledge of BS8888.

Working knowledge of design of plastic/rubber moulding.

Working knowledge of design of aluminium casting.

Working knowledge of design of pressings.

Working knowledge of APQP.

Use of Microsoft packages.

Ability to carry out stress calculations.

Ability to use FE software to analyse component stress levels from 3D.

Ability to be creative and innovative in the design process.

Ability to solve problems and be self-motivated.

Ability to Project manage complete projects to gateway process.

Ability to communicate at all levels, verbal, written and presentations.

Ability to work with others in a cross discipline team of engineers.

Proficient in the use of ProE/Creo CAD to produce 3D models and 2D drawings for components and assemblies utilising Windchill.

Knowledge of pneumatic systems as they apply to truck and heavy trailers would be an advantage.

Working knowledge of 8D problem solving process.

Working knowledge of FMEA and DVP&R process.

Applications are welcomed from Candidates who possess the relevant skills and experience as detailed in the job description.

Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of skills and experience need not apply.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK before making an application and it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide evidence of such eligibility.

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