Senior Design Engineer

AKG Recruitment LTD
£40,000 per annum
12 Oct 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer for a leading foundry equipment manufacturer based in South Staffordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who have AutoCAD and Inventor skills and are looking to take a step up in two to three years to the position of Technical Manager, a vacancy arising due to impending retirement. Must have experience of Heavy Engineering.


Located in South Staffordshire, we design & manufacture for a very niche market supplying foundry equipment, 90 % of our machines being exported. With a current workforce of 11 employees, 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 Senior 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.

We are aiming to add a Senior Design Engineer to our team and are considering candidates both looking for a step up in their career and those who are established with extensive industry and Design knowledge. 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:

·Management of 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, eg 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.

·FEA of critical components


·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 10 years' experience designing using AutoCAD and Inventor.

·Experience of working in a manufacturing environment

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