RD Mechanical Design Engineer - Dorset

Kingston Barnes Limited
£20,000 - £25000
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Are you a Research and Design Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity in Dorset?

Does the idea of working with a fantastic light manufacturing organisation sound appealing??

Then get in touch! Kingston Barnes has an exciting opportunity for a R+D position for one of our clients in Dorset. The R+D Design Engineer is required to improve the quality of the manufacturing process using various quality tools. Full training and development in company and manufacturing systems with excellent starting salary.

The Company: With the company's success continuing to grow steadily, they are looking at expanding the work force on site in order to maintain production levels. They are a market leader within a highly profitable industry and are looking forward to another successful year within this marketplace. The business has shown consistent growth and is constantly developing new systems to maintain their competitive advantage in existing markets. The successful R+D Design Engineer will receive support and development which will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further yourself and progress your career within a continually expanding business.

The Role:

Job Functions:

Research into both existing and emergent technologies and their innovative incorporation into new products.

Creation of concepts for new product development based on either self-generated or customer generated specifications.

Facilitation of new developments through frequent liaison with production engineers and manufacturing staff.

Generation of manufacturing documentation including drawings, BOMs and work instructions according to company standards.

Interaction with both customers and suppliers including specification definition and general problem

Essential Skills:

Proficient in the use of 3D design software, preferably SolidWorks.

Competence with standard MS Office suite of programs.

Solid understanding of mechanical design fundamentals.

Supplementary Skills:

General understanding of electrical and electro-magnetic principles.

General appreciation of lean manufacturing methods.

Exposure to DFMA principles and their application.


  • - Design Engineering skills - 3D Design (Solidworks experience)
  • - Minimum 1 year experience within a manufacturing environment
  • - Degree qualified/HND/HNC within a mechanical discipline

If you are interested please call Justin Reynolds on ************ or apply online

* Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position *

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