Lead Design Engineer

Recruiter
Rednal Recruitment LTD
Location
Bristol
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum c. £40-45k + bens
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently seeking a well qualified and experienced Design Engineer. Skills sought will include:

• Experience and interest covering full product development from concept through to production
• 3D CAD experience, SolidWorks, for creation of detailed 3D designs and 2D manufacturing drawings
• Strong DFM and DFA skills for design of low-volume and batch-production parts in metal and plastic
• Experience integrating bought in components including cameras, lenses, precision optical components
• Experience building relationships with external manufacturing, production teams, external suppliers, test and approvals etc.
• Understanding of electro-mechanical design including electronic packaging, PCB's, design for EMC compliance etc.
• Rapid prototyping experience, 2D Graphic design useful

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced design engineer to further their career into a senior position and take on full responsibility for product design. Responsibilities of the role will include:

• Requirements capture for new products
• Development of mechanical concepts using sketches, prototyping and 3D CAD, SolidWorks
• Prototyping of concepts using rapid prototyping parts and off-the-shelf components
• Collaboration with internal software teams and external design and electronics consultancies
• Sourcing, liaison and implementation of manufacturing strategy using external manufacturers
• Preparation of 2D/3D production data packs
• Ensuring product compliance with CE and FCC regulations, including EMC testing, RoHS compliance and other legislation as applicable
• Fabrication of test and calibration rigs in the workshop
• Design of ancillary materials including packaging, labeling, technical manuals, assembly documentation
• Working with internal R&D and sales teams to provide mechanical design support for customer specific requirements and new business opportunities

Ideal candidates will have a good degree in Engineering Design, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, product design experience, excellent communications skills.

For more information please apply via CV library or contact Jim Lander at Rednal Recruitment Ltd