Design Engineer

Location
Redditch
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Dec 2017
Closes
29 Dec 2017
Ref
00076427
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company manufactures Europe's largest range of Magnetic Separation and Metal Detection equipment. Due to recent growth and planned investment an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer to join our Technical team in Redditch.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in mechanical design, preferably within a manufacturing/engineering environment, solid 3D CAD knowledge, be confident managing multiple projects and to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Specific Duties:
- Producing Production and Customer Approval drawings
- Assist in the design and development of new products
- Raise BOM's for products designed
- Communicate effectively with the clients, colleagues and contractors involved in a project
- Identify new systems and processes to drive quality, efficiency and save costs
- Use AutoCAD Inventor to design and model magnetic separation equipment and metal detectors
- Plan effectively to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget
- Assist with Production Engineering Activities
- Research new materials and methods of development
- Organise and maintain existing engineering records on an ERP system
- Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards
- Consider cost, effectiveness and safety of new designs

They are offering a competitive salary, 22 days holiday plus fully paid Christmas shutdown, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, life assurance and a real opportunity to progress in a growing company.

Education/Qualification
Desirable
- Technical GSCE plus Physics, Maths and English
- HNC or Degree level in a technical or engineering discp
- Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field

Required
- In-depth knowledge of 3D CAD
- Computer literate
- Strong Technical knowledge

Experience
- Manufacturing/Engineering environment experience
- Good understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods
- 3+ years' experience in mechanical design

Skills
- Excellent mathematical, analytical and design skills
- Excellent problem-solving skills and project management skills
- Effective communication to liaise with team members, clients, contractors and others involved in the design process
- Sound written communication and the ability to write reports
- Good time management, organisation, and the ability to work to deadlines
- Ability to establish good working relationships internally
- Prioritise work and manage competing demands
- Ability to work alone and as part of a team
- Flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change
- Driven, self-motivated attitude and the ability to use initiative

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