Design Engineer

ATA Selection Ltd
£26k - 30k per year + High Bonus
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title-Design Engineer

Salary-£26,000-£30,000 plus 10% bonus

This is a great opportunity for an aspiring engineer who is looking to take a step forward in their career.

My client is a world leading marine industry supplier, they have an exciting opportunity for a mechanical or electrical engineer to join the technical team. My client has over 50 years' experience in the manufacturing of equipment for ships and offshore installations.

Purpose of Role

- Facilitate the company's product range by ensuring engineering drawings provided follow applicable standards and accurately reflect the design intent and requirements.

- Expand the Company's product range by generating, validating and productionising new ideas.

- Improve the Company's product range for increased performance, reliability and reduced cost through redesign while ensuring the change minimises any adverse effects it may have on current business.

- Devise custom adaptations of current products to suit client requirements.

- Support the sales team with project specific designs and drawings.

- Continue the development and maintenance of the Hot Water systems

Objectives and key tasks

Drawing requirements

- Create and edit 3D components and assemblies in Solidworks following Drawing Office procedures and industry standards where applicable.

- Translate 3D models into 2D drawings with all the specifications necessary to accurately represent the design intent while following Drawing Office procedures and drafting standards where applicable; ensuring all the information on the drawings is correct and gives consideration to the manufacturing, installation and servicing processes.

- Create detailed P+ID's for multiple systems and components supplied by company

- Ensure the bill of materials on drawings accurately reflects desired internal/supplier routing and internal part numbers and descriptors.

- Generate and rectifying additional client-friendly drawings and views for use in company's manuals as and when required by the technical team.

- Review and rectifying products upon request to bring in line with current model/drawing/BOM/production/purchasing requirements.

- Ensure any changes to company's products currently on the market are adequately tracked and documented through Engineering Change Requests and Orders following the correct process and that change implications are cleared with all people involved to minimise change impact.

- Perform engineering analysis as required during the design stages or for troubleshooting together with adequate associated documentation. Lead sourcing effort and perform prototype testing following company procedures as required.

- Must attempt to keep up to date with technology and standards.

- If required, visit agents, customers and shipyards to provide support, guidance and troubleshooting. Visit and meet with suppliers as required for discussing product requirements during the design stages.

- Role would be focused on standard products rather than whole projects however some project work will be required depending on team workload.

Design requirements

- Have a good electrical grounding to be able to work with the electrical department to create electrical/electronic solutions, new controllers etc.

- Update the existing water maker ranges to be in line with our competitors and legislation

- Ensure the design of units coincides with the ease of production, ease of maintenance and usability for the end user

- Identify and materials certify new components taking into account suitability and commercial viability with the cost and lead time.

Relationships Required

- Maintain good working relationships with suppliers; provide advice/clarification on designs and drawings as required.

- Maintain an easy going professional relationship with all members of the company's team.

- Maintain a good working relationship with the technical team and other internal departments.

Limits of Authority

- New drawings and development works will need to be checked and approved by the company's technical team

- Any payments for prototyping or sampling need the sanction of the company's management team.

Experience Required

- Mechanical and hydraulic design. Knowledge of materials and engineering practices.

- Design for manufacture following industry design/draughting standards. Attention to detail.

- Working knowledge of the company's product range. Consideration for how the business runs and awareness of possible design impacts.

- Knowledge of hot water design and component specification.

- Proficient - Solidworks suite including Flow Simulation, Simulation and ePDM.

- Proficient - Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, Excel, Word.

Salary-£26,000-£30,000 plus 10% bonus

To apply, please send a full and up to date CV How to Apply Interviews are happening locally immediately, so don't delay! For further details please contact Peter Ingham on ************* email ********************************** or send your CV by clicking 'Apply'. ** Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position ** ATA Recruitment Ltd, the recruitment division of RTC Group PLC, has a nationwide presence represented by branches in nine locations across the UK. Typical vacancies filled would be chemical, management, maintenance, service, design, production and project roles. With a convenient Leeds Centre location our premises provide excellent facilities for face to face interviews. For further positions please take time to browse our website: ************************* or alternatively call one of our consultants on *************
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