Project Design Engineer

KPJ Group
£40000 - £60000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
KPJ Group are working with a highly accredited, award winning engineering and manufacturing business with a reputation for meeting & demanding quality and reliability requirements in the automotive, nuclear, rail, defence, renewables, machine knives and energy sectors. They currently have a vacancy for a Project Design Engineer to join their team in Sheffield.

Your role as Project Design Engineer will be to assist in ongoing projects, producing design related documentation inclusive of manufacturing drawings and supporting calculations where required.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:
• Supporting the Engineering Manager on current projects, producing design documentation
• Producing manufacturing drawings based on information provided by the client, using AutoCAD/Inventor software
• Ability to carry out FEA analysis
• Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability
• Participating in the quality improvement process so that problems are tackled systematically and eliminated through continuous improvement
• Developing, and evaluating designs
• Ensuring that a product can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating environments
• Liaising with suppliers/client to ensure equipment is supplied in accordance with project requirements
• Management of projects from initial tender to completion
• Carry out site surveys to enable design and production of bespoke structural and mechanical equipment

Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

• HNC/HND minimum
• Experience working on mechanical handling systems and structural fabrication
• Light to medium engineering knowledge and mechanical components/fabrications
• Able to produce basic calculations in accordance with relevant BS/Euro standards to prove design
• A creative approach for generating new ideas
• A sound knowledge of computer assisted design using AutoCAD/Inventor software
• An excellent grasp of engineering and design principles
• An understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods
• An awareness of the environmental impact of design ideas.
• The ability to select and integrate proprietary off the shelf components into designs
• Produce manufacturing drawings for production
• Liaise with suppliers and purchase goods required for project delivery
• A good knowledge and understanding of relevant engineering standards
• Ability to carry out technical reviews of client specifications.

• Degree Level Qualification
• Current UK Driving Licence
• Critique develop and discuss peers designs and check drawings
• Have a good knowledge of welding and the various different processes
• Previous experience working on nuclear projects
• Experience of hydraulic and pneumatic designs

Company Benefits:
• Holidays: 20 days plus statutory holidays progressing to 25 days plus statutory holidays
• Free Car Parking
• Cycle to work scheme
• Company Pension Scheme
• Salary, Negotiable dependant on experience.

Hours of work: Mon – Thur 07:30 – 16:30 Fri 07:30 – 13:30