DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Recruiter
Reed Engineering
Location
Watford
Salary
£25k - £27k pa
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Objectives * To confidently handle the design requirements of a demanding project stream, taking briefs from initial concept through to full manufacturing drawings and prototyping. * Prioritise assigned workload in order to fulfil deadlines and report to line manager ahead of any deviation from this. * To produce innovative, cost-effective and eye-catching designs and presentations for demanding, well-informed customers. Responsibilities of the Role * Design and engineering of a large number of existing and new POP products and through the development of world class displays from initial brief through to production. * Provide a critical engineering function within the EU team, while collaborating and communicating effectively with colleagues in other functions and business units across the Group. * Contributing to the morale and productivity of all the team as a colleague who builds rapport and team-spirit through good communication and professionalism. * Driving cost reduction, improved project profitability, continuous quality improvement and increased efficiency through design innovation and accurate engineering will have a direct impact on the success of the business unit and the company. * Be responsible for representing the company with the commercial team to win clients via the presentation of POP solutions in the form of renders, technical drawings and prototypes. * Representing values and delivering exceptional service and sound engineering advice to all internal and external customers. * Delivering first-hand reports and recommendations to the head of the business units on material and process options and engineering intelligence and supporting other engineers within the company as required. * Optimum scheduling, project management and deadline achievement on all development and production projects is a key responsibility. Upkeep of the company systems and regular communication on critical actions and project issues are required. Skills, Aptitudes & Experience Required * The talent and expertise to generate well-engineered, well-reasoned and commercial solutions and recommendations in response to a pipeline of POP challenges. * An obsession for deadlines and for accuracy in engineering detail with organizational skills and a hands-on attitude to production quality, prototyping and cost control. The ability to both multi-task and focus. * Demonstrable, accurate and impressive skills in CAD Engineering (SolidWorks), inventing and producing visuals for customer presentations in order to take personal charge of projects. * An understanding of our key manufacturing processes in metal, plastics and print with a minimum of 2 years' relevant experience, preferably with some knowledge of manufacturing in China. * Great interpersonal skills, excellence in verbal and written communication and an understanding of business relationships. Education to degree level and languages preferred. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.
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