Design Engineer (Test Equipment)

Randstad CPE Limited
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Engineer (Test Equipment) required on a contract basis to join an industry leading Engineering business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of test and development technology? Do you have a background in the design of test equipment, systems and components? Have you got a experience of working in a fast paced manufacturing / R&D environment? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the contract role for you!

You will be responsible for the design and implementation of engine test equipment located within the Europe Research and Development Centre.

You will be part of a dedicated, motivated and successful team which offers a dynamic working environment supporting major projects both internally and externally. In this role you will be responsible for the design of components and assemblies which could include engine rigging systems, mechanical systems, driveline components and unique test rigs.

You will demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and determination to resolve issues while maintaining high quality standards and excellent communication skills. In order to do this you will have a good working knowledge of solid modelling (CREO), detail drawing and geometric tolerancing, coupled with experience and a comprehensive understanding of mechanical engineering principles and practice.

Key responsibilities:

  • CAD Design of components and assemblies
  • Completion of component and group drawings
  • Involving other engineers and technical resources to address detailed technical problems

Experience required:

  • Engineering degree or relevant experience in a similar role
  • Creo CAD experience
  • Geometric tolerancing knowledge
  • Ability to understand detailed drawings and technical specifications
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Team player with the ability to interact positively with all functions and organisation levels
  • Productive and able to manage own work
  • Good communicator
  • Flexibility and ability to operate under pressure


  • Creo Simulate experience
  • Understanding of engine test environment

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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