Product Design Engineer

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
30000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000/annum Circa GBP30k
12 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Product Design Engineer required for our Client who prides themselves on manufacturing high quality, British made precision cylinder and rotary mowers. Working within a niche market, they pride themselves on top quality products, great customer satisfaction and ultimately amazing lawns. They are an international player, that exports products all over the world to a high-end customer base, including sports grounds and royal households.

They are a small specialist team of passionate and hardworking individuals, who work together flexibly to support one another to meet the business goals.

Their aim is that talented individuals will join them for the long-term and become part of their successful family.

Product Design Engineer Role:

Working with in a team that is continuously striving towards innovative solutions to delight customers you will be responsible for new and current product design. It is a creative mechanical design role where the focus will be on battery powered new products.

Work on a project from inception to completion.

Liaise with customers to help understand their needs and determine requirements for designs.

Liaise with outside suppliers in order to incorporate new and existing technology.

Champion brainstorming activities and innovation workshops.

Communicate design ideas to all levels using broad brush sketches.

Design innovative and well-engineered solutions.

Ensure designs reflect the look and feel of the brand and align with the company strategy.

Produce styled, creative and functional design work.

Select the most appropriate manufacturing process.

Create 3D CAD models and drawings in SolidWorks.

Develop collaborative working practices on CAD.

Design products to meet safety standards.

Compile technical documentation used in the design process.

Specify and cost both mechanical and electronic components.

Maintain and organise the parts database.

Create and work with Bills of Materials on Excel.

Make well thought out improvements to current products.

Work alongside Development Engineers when building prototype machines.

Organise construction of prototypes to help present your design ideas and develop concepts.

Undertake relevant research and testing.

Optimise and develop designs based on testing feedback.

Ensure all work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and to a high quality.

Aid other teams with technical information.

Product Design Engineer Requirements:

* HNC / HND / Degree or equivalent experience.

* A developed understanding of mechanical product design and manufacturing principles.

* Ability to interpret mechanical/electrical drawings and tolerances.

* Electrical knowledge would be extremely advantageous.

* A practical hands on approach.

* UK driving licence.

* Imaginative and Artistic.

* Influencing and motivating to sell ideas to other people.

* Excellent communicator.

* Good interpersonal skills to form co-operative working relationships.

* Confident.

* Self-starter who takes ownership.

* Effective problem solver with an eye for detail.

* Analysing data and feedback to implement improvements.

* Interest in engineering hobbies.

* Good IT skills.

* Ability to work in an environment with demanding customer expectations.


This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application