Design Engineer

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire,

Salary From: £35000

Salary To: £35000

Contact Name: Jamie Henderson

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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 usingSolid 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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