Project Design Engineer

KPJ Group
£40000 - £60000/annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 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.

Project Design Engineer responsibilities include:
• Supporting the Engineering Manager on current projects, producing design documentation
• Producing manufacturing drawings using AutoCAD/Inventor software
• Carry out FEA analysis
• Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications
• Developing and evaluating designs
• Ensuring that a product can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating environments
• Liaising with suppliers 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 sound knowledge of computer assisted design using AutoCAD/Inventor
• An understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods
• Liaise with suppliers and purchase goods required for project delivery

• 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 + statutory holidays progressing to 25 days + statutory
• Free Car Parking
• Cycle to work scheme
• Company Pension Scheme
• Competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience

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

If you are an experienced Design Engineer and would like to be apart of an award winning engineering firm please send your CV for consideration or call (Apply online only) for more information