Design Engineer

Gleeson Recruitment Ltd
£35k - £40k pa + benefits
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a privately-owned manufacturing group with plants in the UK and Europe, are currently looking for a Design Engineer to help them with the advancement of engineering practices and methodology, based in their Coventry HQ.

Within a rapidly developing business, who are currently developing the way they design and engineer products across Europe, the successful Design Engineer could advance their career within a great working environment.

The successful Design Engineer will join a profitable business headquartered in the Midlands, with a clear growth strategy and a new leadership team currently implementing significant improvement activities across both manufacturing and engineering - the successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a part in taking the business forward.

The Design Engineer will be responsible for both design of new products and continuous improvement of products within the existing range. You will investigate new technologies, methods of construction and manufacturing processes, in order to design innovative new products. You will be given the remit to identify opportunities for value engineering, and subsequently run projects to deliver value-engineered components and assemblies. You will generate accurate component and assembly drawings using CAD and help with a range of CAD data projects.

You will be an experienced and innovative mechanical Design Engineer with experience working in sheet metal and plastic injection moulded components. Your skills & experience will include:

  • Passionate about Product Design with a rigorous approach to design methodology
  • Demonstrable experience of applying DFMA techniques
  • An appreciation of the APQP process in order to deliver high quality product design
  • Experience using 3D CAD and CAM software, ideally Solid Edge but training can be provided

The successful candidate will receive a salary of approximately £35,000 to £40,000 plus benefits.

Gleeson Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruiter of leadership professionals and technical experts on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including automotive, aerospace and general manufacturing. Please visit our website ****************** for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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