Design Engineer

Terry Parris Associates Limited
£40000 - £45000 + Bens
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Confirmation of Vacancy 4047TPP Job Title: Design Engineer Design Engineer Ill Reporting to: Senior Programme Manager Job Specification Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, the DE shall be a Degree-Qualified Engineer, with adequate experience to carry out the following duties in a small team: Main Responsibilities and Tasks: - Assimilate customer requirements and estimate labour and material costs - Generate conceptual solutions and design proposals, and guide draughtspersons and other engineers to produce detailed CAD design layouts and manufacturing drawings - Calculate first order strength and performance of design solutions - Select appropriate materials for a durable, minimum cost product - Choose material forming solutions suitable for the duty and quantity of components to be made - Check design drawings for completeness and accuracy - Select and source proprietary parts/components that are fit for purpose - investigate problems, find solutions and write reports - Compile design specifications, test specifications, test reports and user manuals - Follow procedures to meet the requirements of ISO-9001 - Represent the Company at customer and supplier meetings - Be prepared to assist with other engineering duties (e.g. testing, experimentation, modelling, CAD design etc.) as work-load may demand from time to time - Be constantly vigilant for new ideas and product opportunities by reading trade journals and tracking market trends - Analyse and decide on courses of action for DSFS, NCRs, Production Permits and concessions relating to mechanical engineering - Supervise specific projects, designs and sub-contractors - Liaise with MOD and other regulators as required - Actively manage the Configuration Control of all data packs, including implementation of design change requests - Liaise with Production Engineering to ensure optimum choice of production methods and materials for economic manufacture - Report resource and technical problems when they become evident. - Comply with QA requirements and QA procedures Skills and Abilities - Perform work accurately and with minimal supervision - Design problems and challenges to be resolved quickly and ingeniously - Low product costs to be designed in from the outset - Extraordinary effort to be made to rectify delays and overcome difficulties Experience - 5-10 years Product design and 3D CAD (Solidworks) - Experience across multiple sectors including aerospace - Liaison with Shop Floor/Manufacturing preferable but not essential - Experience with mechanisms and pneumatics an advantage - Full life cycle design - Mechanical Detailing. (Some electrical knowledge an advantage) This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. To apply for this role please go through the link and we will call you to discuss the position before your details are submitted to our client. Terry Parris Associates LTD £40k - £45k + bens Perm Location: Brighton 4047TPP
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