Design Engineer

ATA Selection Ltd
Market Harborough
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Engineer

£35,000-£40,000, 25 day's holiday plus bank, Pension, Bonus paid every 6 months, Life Assurance

The Company

With over 70 years' experience in the design, manufacture and install of special purpose machinery, this business is experiencing excellent organic growth. Because of recent multi million-pound project wins, the business is looking to reinvest in the growth and development of new products for their existing markets as well as new strategic growth markets. As part of the plan the business needs to add another design engineer to the team

The role

As a design engineer your role will be:

  • Office based

  • To reverse engineer a new range of hydraulic and pneumatic special purpose machines

  • Create a set of 2D drawings, manufacturing drawings for each product using AutoCAD

  • Create 3D models for each product using Solidworks

  • Create prototypes

  • A variety of mechanical calculations, including, stress, load etc.

  • Once the products then start to be sold will create Bill of Materials.

  • Be a key liaison between the projects department and shop floor.

  • Become a senior member of the design team

  • As the business involves you will be asked to develop new products in new markets which are yet to be defined

    The candidate

    The ideal design engineer will have:

  • 3 Years' experience working in a design role for an engineering company

  • Experience in doing both 2D and 3D Mechanical Design

  • HNC Mechanical Engineering or equivalent as minimum

  • Good team player and communicator


    The successful design engineer can expect:

  • Progression into a Project or people management in 3-4 years

  • On the job training

  • Full autonomy

  • Work in a vibrant atmosphere

  • Being part of a successful Company

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