Technical Product Engineer

Recruiter
New 4all Recruitment Limited
Location
Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary
£30000 - £33000/annum
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1110348448
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
new4all recruitment group limited are acting as an employment business for our client and are recruiting on an exclusive basis for a newly created Permanent Position for a Technical Product Engineer for a UK production company based in Staffordshire area.
We are keen to attract suitable candidates that are willing to make a difference with their creative and troubleshooting ideas. The company has been established for over 30 years and part of a successful group supplying products working to the highest of standards, attracting customers and establishing long-term working relationships in the retail sector working with well-established and home brand names.
No day will be the same in this role, working with a team of Marketing Personnel, Designers, and Operations, having to wear different hats and taking pride in your role and ability to get the job done.
You should be a strong character, flexible in your approach with a good sense of humour. The company ethos is all about team work and bringing ideas to the table with an open door and no blame policy, treating their employees with respect at all levels.
Duties and responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:
* Identify potential and actual product weaknesses and implement Root Cause Analysis techniques to eliminate deficiencies
* Provide expertise in engineering design e.g. fit and function across injection moulded and extruded components that need to work together, mechanical design
* Working closely with the Design and Marketing Teams to provide cost-effective and repeatable engineering solutions to new product designs
* Manage prototype and testing requirements for new product designs
* Build a knowledge of the existing the product range
* Identify opportunities for product component optimisation
* Value engineering of existing product range
* Producing prototypes and samples using 3D Print technology
* Assisting the QA Team with Product Approvals and Continuous Improvement Initiatives
* Producing ad-hoc technical reports
MUST HAVES FOR THE ROLE:
* Drive and Commitment
* Be able to think outside the box
* Trouble Shooter
* Innovation
* Quality & Flare
Qualifications/Skills:
* Degree level Production/Industrial Design
* 2+ years in a similar role
Fully conversant with designing product for:
* Plastic Injection Moulding
* Plastic Extrusion
* Zinc Pressure Diecasting
* Metal Forming
Strong computer skills, including knowledge of:
* CAD
* Solid works
* AutoCAD
Salary & Benefits:
* You will be rewarded well with a competitive salary in the region of £30-£33K
* 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
* A profit related Bonus paid twice yearly (Target related)
* Social events, and investment in your personal training and development and career progression
* Standard working hours are Monday -Friday 9am-5.00pm however some flexibility is on offer if you have the right skills and qualifications.
If you feel you are suitable for this position, in the 1st instance, please contact our Head of Sales Deb Wright on (phone number removed)

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