Design Engineer

Prime Appointments
£25.00 - £33.00/hour
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Prime Appointments are currently recruiting for a Contract Design Engineer for my engineering client located in Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Length of Contract
This will be working on a 3 month contract initially, with the view of leading to a longer term contract for the right person.

Hourly Rate:
Depending upon experience this position will be paying between £25 - £33 per hour,

Experience and Qualifications Required:
Degree in Agriculture
A strong knowledge of CAD and CATIA software
Experience of working on steering systems (Desirable)
Experience of working with and designing off-road vehicles
Mechanical and Design background
Off-road/automotive background
Comfortable designing in a variety of materials including steels, plastics and alloys.
Able to demonstrate a hands on approach working within a multi-disciplinary 'team' to take design concepts through to medium volume production to meet challenging specifications and timescales.
Self-motivating and able to work with low levels of supervision to defined objectives.
The experience in mobile applications, background working with Diggers, excavators, tractors, combined harvesters, telehandlers, mowers etc. Vehicles include Caterpillar, Terex, Nifty Lift, Johnson Sweepers and Komatsu.

What does the role entail?
To ensure that all designs meet technical, performance, reliability and cost targets as identified by a Senior Engineer or Engineering Manager.
To produce and maintain all drawings, Bill of Material records, outline assembly instructions and Technical Publications consistent with the Engineering Change process and as guided by senior engineering staff.
To ensure that all designs can be manufactured both efficiently and cost effectively through liaison with Manufacturing staff, incorporating mistake proofing or visual guidelines if miss-builds are possible.
Utilise best practice reference documents and standard in-house components where at all possible. Liaise with other Engineers and departments when implementing new principles.
To read, understand and incorporate requirements of standards and directives relevant to the product under development.
To assist in the development of test regimes to validate design elements of a project.

If you are a Contract Design Engineer looking for a new challenge for a great company then apply now or give Jack O'Brien a call at Prime Appointments. Please visit our website for my contact details.

I will look forward to speaking with you.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days your application for this position has been unsuccessful