Design Engineer (Composites)

Mydas Recruitment Ltd
Northern Ireland
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mydas Recruitment are specialists in sourcing engineering staff to the manufacturing and engineering sectors.

Our client, a multinational design and manufacturing organisation have a requirement for a Composite Design Engineer to join their established team of engineers.

Candidates should have experience in designing 2 & 3D parametric models, GD&T & NX Cad system.


  • Collaborate with the Integrated Product Team on new programs/products to ensure all deliverables are achieved on time and the product developed satisfies all production requirements.
  • Design and create 2D and 3D Parametric Models, associated drawings & BoMs to exceed the design specifications for the product
  • Design of tooling fixtures and check fixtures to facilitate the manufacture and quality checks on production components
  • Maximise DFM/DFA opportunities during the NPI process to meet and exceed overall program deliverables including cost, weight, quality and performance
  • Assist with and implement improvements activities in line with the continuous improvement culture within the team
  • Build effective relationships with internal and external customers
  • Any other duties as required to support business needs.


Key Attributes

  • Technical Expertise: recognised subject matter expert in their field or discipline.
  • Results and Execution: consistently delivers against goals and objectives through managing risk and monitoring progress.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making: make quality business decisions based on facts and implement effective corrective & preventative actions which are in line with business requirements.
  • Project Management and Organisational Skills: planning and supervision skills to appropriately organize resources to meet team or project deadlines.
  • Communication Skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to forge strong working relationships, influence and ensure buy-in at all levels to deliver program and strategic objectives.
  • Business Acumen: interprets financial data and proposes initiatives / projects that achieve new levels of business performance.


  • A degree qualification in a related engineering discipline with minimum of two year?s relevant working experience in a Design Engineering role


  • Hold a HND/HNC in a relevant discipline with minimum 3 years? relevant working experience in a Design Engineering role


  • A relevant apprenticeship with 5 years? working experience in a Design Engineering role


  • Two years working experience in a Composite Engineering role
  • Five years working experience in New Product Introduction
  • Five years working experience using GD&T
  • Five years working experience using the NX CAD system
  • One years working experience in the creation and optimisation of design related procedures

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