R&D Design Engineer

CDM Recruitment
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

CDM are delighted to be working with an international business who specialise in the design, development and manufacture of metal automotive components.

Due to ongoing growth and an extremely positive year, there is an immediate, Permanent requirement for a R&D Design Engineer to join the successful operation in the North East.

Reporting to a R&D Design Supervisor, this role is to Liaise with the customer and ensure that design solutions provided fully support their requirements and develop engineering skills generating load-bearing structural components.

Key Responsibilities

·Generate concept designs, identifying problems and solutions and delivering detailed designs

·Ensure component designs are production feasible, using Design For Manufacture/Assembly

·Support prototype build, product testing, product design timing plans and ongoing production needs

·Liaise with customers’ Engineers to achieve design requirements

·Obtain and control package information from customers

·Produce three dimensional solid models to support customer requirements

·Produce two dimensional Engineering drawings for prototype/production use with capable dimensional tolerances/GDT

·Work concurrently with R&D Design Analysis Engineers to develop appropriate structural solutions to meet performance requirements

·Arrange and lead design / feasibility reviews and ensure all released designs have formal manufacturing feasibility approval

·Support DFMEA, VA/VE, QFD and GDT team reviews

·Ensure departmental project compliance with TS16949

·Identify and action personal training needs and development

Assist the R&D Technical Centre Manager and Senior Design Engineers, as appropriate, in the delivery of their responsibilities

Skills and Experience

·An understanding of pressing, tooling and welding processes, would be a benefit.

·A high understanding of CAD requirements and be highly skilled in Catia Ver5 or similar automotive CAD system.

·Understanding of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

·The ability to generate design concepts that are fit for purpose, directionally correct and support the companies overall objectives and strategy

·Ability to understand, interpret and act upon results from design analysis to optimise component designs

·Have proven engineering design background (ideally in structural components)

·Have or be gaining experience of the automotive sector

·Qualified to HND, or on the way to, Graduate level in appropriate engineering discipline

·Knowledge of Microsoft software such as Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experiences for this role then please click and apply, if you require any further details feel free to contact us.

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