Design Engineer

Cae People
£35000 - £40000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a unique opportunity for a talented, ambitious individual to join a leading company within the recreational boating industry. We are seeking someone with a proven ability to turn ideas into commercially viable products. This role has career advancement potential and the opportunity to work on products across companies product portfolio.
As a Design Engineer, you will drive projects across a broad range of product divisions. You will be expected to contribute to all phases of the product development process, applying your knowledge to engineer product solutions to a high level of design excellence and innovation.
Skills and Experience:

3+ years commercial design engineering experience
Proven ability to execute and deliver projects within budget and on time
Good understanding of mechanical engineering principles, proficient in solving problems and detailing mechanisms and assemblies
A strong understanding of manufacturing processes, including casting, forging, extrusions, machining, injection moulding and metal fabrication
Have a working knowledge for specifying correct use of gears and bearings
An appreciation of drive systems incorporating AC/DC motors and hydraulic systems
Strong 3D CAD skills, preferably Creo or Solidworks
Good materials knowledge
Experienced in prototyping and testing
Ability to think conceptually and communicate ideas clearly
Ambition and drive to take charge and manage projects
A team player, ready to support the demands of engineering projects

Other requirements:

The position will be based at headquarters in Havant, so must be a UK resident or possess an EU working visa
A valid passport as some travel overseas may be necessary as and when a project requires.
Clean driving license


Ideally a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline (e.g. Product Design with a focus on engineering)