Senior Design Engineer

Recruiter
Intec Recruitment
Location
Reading
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client are Number 1 in the market for connection and control products. Key to this is their commitment to leading the market through innovative product design. An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Design Engineer to join the team. Adding strength and depth to their significant expertise in the design and development of products in the Control and Connection sector, the Senior Design Engineer will utilise their knowledge, experience and
enthusiasm to develop innovative products to ensure the company stay's one step ahead of the competition as well as strengthening their NPD Project Management capabilities.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Design electro mechanical products, taking projects from initial marketing brief through to production.
• Drive 3D CAD system (Solidworks).
• Produce 2D drawings to BS EN 8888.
• Follow office systems / best practice.
• Liaise with internal departments to ensure designs meet their needs.
• Liaise with external suppliers to ensure designs can be produced in an economic and practical manner.
• Evaluate new designs using prototypes, FMEA, DFMA, & FEA.
• Validate new designs through product testing.
• Develop new products to comply with international standards including CE and UL
• Prepare product instruction manuals using adobe software.
• Support engineering change requirements.
• Manage multiple projects.
• Support junior designers.
• Work in accordance with the company’s Health & Safety Policy.
• Work in accordance with the intentions and requirements of the Equal Opportunities policy.
• Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested.

Skills Profile
• Experience of developing and launching products in a manufacturing environment.
• Degree in Product Design (or equivalent).
• 3D & 2D CAD (Solidworks).
• MS Office.
• Knowledge of manufacturing techniques: injection moulding, metal fabrication.
• Knowledge of relevant technologies: controls, electrical contacts, sensor technology.

Personal Attributes
• Enthusiastic team player.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Able to prioritise own work load and work without supervision.
• Eligibility to work in the UK