Project Design Engineer

32000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP32000 - GBP35000/annum + Pension
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Project / Design Engineer

We have a great opportunity to join a small but global recognised engineering company who design and build bespoke equipment / machinery solutions for the foundry equipment sector.

This opportunity is for a candidate with good CAD skills 2D & 3D, who is now looking to take a step up into a Project / Design Engineer position.

Located in South Staffordshire, the company design & manufacture for a very niche market supplying foundry equipment with 90% of their machines being exported.

The team is small and just numbering 12 employees and this opportunity has arisen as a result of an increase in market demand and the requirement to develop new and existing products. This position is ideal for a candidate who has a strong design engineering background with experience using AutoCAD and Inventor.

As the Project / Design Engineer you will be responsible for working on new and existing product ranges forging a strong partnership with shop floor and other engineering personnel.

You will take ownership of a number of Design Projects from start to finish.

There is a possibility that the position will call for some time to be spent working overseas.

You will be responsible for:

Design activities from concept through to production validation.
The robust design of products in accordance with the department procedures
Investigating design factors such as function, materials, performance, interchangeability, cost, operational efficiency.
Preparation of Project Engineering data for new product assemblies and components, e.g. 3D / 2D Drawings, BOM's, Technical Specifications
Customer technical liaison on new projects, ensuring that the designs meet the customer's requirements and often exceed their expectations and remain competitive to achieve sales growth and increase market share.

Qualified to HND/Degree level in an engineering discipline, ideally Mechanical or Product Design
Possess a sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and product design processes.
It is essential that you have at least 8 - 10 years' experience designing using CAD
Experience of working in a manufacturing environment is also a must