Design Engineer - Sheffield/Rotherham

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £50000/annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a requirement for a permanent design engineer to join our team. The design engineer will work alongside the senior engineer within the engineering team to support the design and development of new technology products from initial concept phases to full product development. You will take responsibility for the design and development of key product sub-systems, managing delivery deadlines and interfacing with other team members to create final products technical packs. You will create detailed CAD models and engineering drawings for both internal use and for working with suppliers and main manufacturing partners.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

* Manage relationships with suppliers to ensure the delivery of parts required for the delivery of on time completion of prototypes and rigs.
* Take responsibility for the safe construction and commissioning of rigs and prototypes based on their own designs and validate new concepts and document findings.
* Participate in the physical testing and validation of rigs and machines alongside members of the science team to expand the knowledge of the team and help move designs forward.
* Travel to customer and manufacturing partner sites to participate in the development and evolution of our products.

Background Experience and Qualifications

* Experience designing and engineering electro-mechanical products.
* Degree level or equivalent qualified in a design or engineering discipline (2.1 or higher).
* Skilled in engineering problem solving and conceptual design.
* Strong CAD skills, ideally SolidWorks.
* Strong working knowledge in engineering drafting to BS 8888 to ensure optimum product quality.
* Must be comfortable working with electro-mechanical products; a good working knowledge of fluids/ pumps /motors is desirable but not essential.
* Capable of working at a prototype level and moving designs through to manufacture.

To apply for the senior design engineer vacancy please email your updated CV to Amo Rai (Automation Recruitment Specialist at Jonathan Lee Recruitment)