Prototype Engineer

Recruiter
ASC Connections
Location
Leamington Spa
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A globally recognisable brand require a Prototype Engineer to join their busy team at their facility in Leamington Spa, this is a initially a 6 month contract with possible extension.

Prototype Engineer

Role Definition

The generation of production representative prototype components and appliances from sketches and drawings prepared by the Engineering team.

Providing occasional support to the Manufacturing team

Working within a framework defined by the Product Development Process Leader.

Key Customers

Internally: Project teams

Design & development engineers

Customer Needs Understanding

Externally: Sub contract model makers

Occasional supplier liaison

Capabilities

Manipulation of sheet metal (stainless / mild steel / enamelling iron / etc) into a form representative of that produced from press tools.

Be capable of working with a wide range of materials ie plastics, wood, etc.

Be able to join the aforementioned materials by welding, (Arc, MIG, TIG, Gas, CO2), brazing, etc.

Energetic, flexible and adaptable within a pressurised environment providing technical advice and guidance to other business areas.

Appreciation of normal manufacturing processes, their associated capabilities and limitations.

Be able to work on their own initiative or under the guidance of others within the Product Development team.

Any reasonable task associated with the efficient running of the department

Education & Training Requirements

Minimum qualification is a City & Guilds or equivalent in sheet metal work and welding together with appropriate experience (ideally 'time served').

Working Conditions

Working with the product design and development teams on new product updates and innovations

Critical Performance Factors

  1. Achievement and Drive
  2. Analysis and Judgement
  3. Team Working
  4. Communication
  5. Planning

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.