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Design Engineer

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire,

Salary From: £35000

Salary To: £36000

Contact Name: Jamie Henderson

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Description: Design Engineer

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £35,000.00

General and Task Management

  • Ability to capture and specify the design requirements
  • Research concept ideas using mathematical modelling to work out whether new developments and innovations would work and be cost effective
  • Analyse the Engineering and Project input in order to interrogate it, reach an agreement and integrate it formally in a Design solution
  • Produce design ideas, based on research, into technical plans for prototypes using computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-assisted engineering (CAE) software
  • Analyses the design proposals and the technical information in order to identify the issues arising during product development, defining and implementing adequate solutions in order to reach a feasible proposal with a high form and aesthetic quality
  • Attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions
  • Cost proposals
  • Carry out simulations of products for new and prototype projects using in- house software for the customer and provide support and feedback on design
  • Analyse and manage multiple design related issues to identify root cause
  • Modify designs based on the analysis to re-test and analyse until design meets specification requirements
  • Make design changes on existing products
  • Track design changes
  • Control of Bill of Materials (BoM), CAD Models and Engineering Drawings
  • Keep up with current and developing engineering trends
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Quality control of work by appropriate reviews
  • Support process improvement activities
  • Support technical staff
  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to clients
  • Achieve goals within budget
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Make presentations
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred,
  • Experience of using Solid Edge is preferred but other CAD packages accepted.
  • Experience in BOM (Bill of Material) structures/Sage 200 MRP
  • Understanding of legislation and standards
  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Experienced with a number of systems. Becoming a subject matter expert in at least one area or system
  • Working knowledge of several other areas of specialisation

We offer:

  • 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Death In service

If you are interested in this vacancy please “apply” below.

To follow up on your application call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800.

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