Design Engineer

ATA Selection Ltd
£30,000 - £40,000 - pension + health care + 25 day
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer

- £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
- Pension, health care and 25 days leave
- Structured progression to become a Project Engineer
- Opportunities for further education and excellent training programme

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Commutable from: Stetchford, Marston Green, Elmdon, Coleshill, Shustoke, Water Orton, Minworth, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, Perry Common, Solihull, Coventry, Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Hinckley, Bedworth, Atherstone, Dordon, Tamworth, Lichfield and Walsall

ATA is recruiting for one of the UK's leading manufacturers of special purpose machinery, jigs & fixtures and automation solutions for automotive assembly. My clients boast an annual turnover of £14.3 million which contributes to the overall group, which generates more than £60 million.

Supplying leading automotive OEM's such as JLR and BMW my clients provides cutting edge and innovative solutions for automated assembly. This business is experience a rapid phase of growth having secured over £20 million worth of new projects, and now require two Design Engineers to join the team.

The role of the Design Engineer

- Mechanical Design using Catia V5 or Solid Edge.
- Conceptual design of jigs & fixtures, tooling & grippers, bespoke machined parts and special purpose machinery both semi-automated and fully-automated.
- 75% of your time will be spent at a CAD station and 25% either on the shop floor, with the customer or participating in non-CAD design activities.
- Make modifications and produce a detailed 3D design.
- You will design all tooling required, source components from suppliers and create BOMs.
- Produce final detailed 2D design & layout, you will also create 2D machining, fabrication and assembly drawings.
- 70% of your time will be spent producing 3D designs and 30% 2D design.
- Issue drawings to the shop floor and to look at ways of improving designs.

Experience & background for the role of Design Engineer:

- The ideal candidate will be proficient with Catia V5 or Solid Edge but not limited to any other design package.
- The ideal candidate will have designed some form of automotive special purpose machinery, jigs & fixtures, automated systems or robotic systems.
- You must possess an engineering qualification.

The benefits:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading player within the industry with the backing or a larger parent company. This business has a strategic plan to organically grow by 36% with plenty of opportunities to progress into a Project Engineers role within a three-year time frame.

How to Apply:

Please click ''apply'' or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on ************* or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to *********************************

ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions, so if this role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job - *************************

You must be eligible to live and work within the UK. Sponsorship is not provided.
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