Design Engineer

Superior Seals Ltd
12 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Profile: As a leading manufacturer of high integrity o-rings and seals, every day at Superior we renew our commitment to a culture of continuous improvement in the design, manufacture and supply of o-rings and special mouldings. Not only will we give you a career, we will give you a career you’ll love. With our strong family culture, solid company values and a product that is leading the way forward - It’s what we do together that really sets us apart. Main purpose of role The design, analysis, optimisation, verification and validation of primarily elastomer based sealing elements, including composite and metallic support structures. Duties and Responsibilities: - Compound and coating specifying. - Mould tool design including multi-plate and over mould approaches. - Creation of clear proposal and manufacturing drawings, work instructions and reports. - Product and design data management. - Project management and weekly project reviews with sales managers. - Communicating design decisions and progress with customers, including offsite project reviews and testing. Desirable skills and experience - Strong 3D CAD ability with consideration towards DFM and process capabilities - An understanding of elastomer mechanical behaviour. Fluid theory knowledge would be useful - Manufacturing engineering (manual / CNC / EDM) experience - Offline programming in NX8.5 for 3-axis CNC machines. - Ability to clearly convey and understand engineering decisions and principles, e.g. spoken/written/sketches - Read, understand and communicate via engineering drawings Solidworks and Vault/PDM. - Siemens NX8.5 for CADCAM. - Marc Mentat 2012. - Qmaterial (useful). - Office and Windows competency. Qualifications - Engineering apprenticeship or relevant industry experience - HNC in related engineering discipline (essential) - Degree in related engineering discipline (preferred)