Design Engineer

Recruiter
Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited
Location
Oxford
Salary
From £35.00 to £37.00 per Hour Ltd Co.
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Design Engineer based in Oxfordshire Reference No: J0011404 Job Title: Design Engineer Experience: A Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Motorsport or Aerospace engineering Location: Oxfordshire Rate: From £35.00 to £37.00 per Hour Ltd Co. Hours: 40 Hours Per Week The Role: *Working through the company Design group, and reporting into a wide range of projects through the Technical Lead, the successful individual will have a good understanding of engineering and be able to adapt to mechanical, composite and electrical systems as projects dictate. *This job description is not exhaustive and the job holder will be required to carry out from time to time tasks in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within their capabilities. Key responsibilities *Responsible for taking a range of designs from initial concepts through to volume production. *This will involve working closely with a range of customers from SMB's to major OEM's to interpret their requirements and deliver engineered solutions within weight, cost and timing targets. *Working as a Design Engineer in project teams to undertake a wide range of either mechanical, composite and electrical design projects for a broad customer base. *Be responsible for taking engineering designs from concept through to manufacture working within customers cost and timing requirements. *Component design and detailing using Siemens NX and TeamCentre. *Working knowledge of CATIA V5 would be an advantage. *Attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions. *In conjunction with the project Technical Lead deliver design solutions that fulfil customer requirements within budget and strict deadlines *Work closely with purchasing and production departments to ensure cost and manufacturing capability is built in to the project design, particularly with reference to quality and build parameters. *Generate and present project material to customers and key internal and external stakeholders. *To attend component tests as required. *Problem solving and fault rectification. Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience: *A Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Motorsport or Aerospace engineering. *At least five years' experience of mechanical design in the specialist automotive or motorsport industry or be able to show that your extensive experience in an advanced engineering environment is transferable. *High level of CAD literacy in Siemens NX and TeamCentre. *Working knowledge of CATIA V5 would be useful. *Good working knowledge of proprietary PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. *Ability to use your initiative and respond quickly to problems. *Ability to manage your own workload and projects. *Ability to maintain high standards of staff and department presentation, as appropriate for a facility visited by potential customers and other VIP's. *Implement the company's Health & Safety policy. Additional Information: *Recruitment Consultant: Claus Henriksen *Tel: *********** Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply! Here at Cattrell Hudson we pride ourselves on the service we offer to both clients and candidates. Providing the best possible service is mandatory to us, and this has helped us develop and grow our candidate base over the years. We see all of our candidates as individuals and always do our best to meet their expectations. CH Technical Referral Scheme. As part of our candidate attraction strategy we believe it is only right to thank those who point good people in our direction. Dependent on the level of the role you could receive up to £300 if a successful candidate is placed in one of our live vacancies. To recommend a friend or colleague simply email us their name, contact details and the type of role(s) and location(s) they would be interested in. Terms & Conditions: -If you are a limited company contractor or through an umbrella company, all payments are to be invoiced to Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited and will be paid within 30 days -If you are a permanent employee, this will be paid as a salary bonus -Candidates must not already be in contact with CH or on our database -Payment is due only after a placed contractor has completed 26 weeks of the contract -Payment is due only after a placed permanent employee passes the probation and rebate period -Payment is only due on initial placement - further placements are excluded -There is no limit to the number of candidates you may refer In the event of any dispute, CH Technical Recruitment's decision is final.
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