Project Engineer

£30000 - £35000 per annum
24 Jan 2013
21 Feb 2013
Kirsty McKinnon
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Design Engineer x2 and Design Engineer x1
West Midlands

(Some European Travel involved)

Competitive Salary Dependent on your experience

Plus Financial Incentives for any IP/Patents generated

These exciting roles come to market from an international manufacturer running a high tech facility in the west midlands area. Following recent growth and ahead of a significant new project win they are seeking to grow their engineering team with the addition of 3 new staff.

The latest project to come onboard has been won exclusively and will see the team working on a concept basis to revolutionise a product area currently characterised by outdated and underperforming equipment.

Responsibilities of the position will include:
- Conceptual design and development of new products
- Design of pneumatic/fluid control components or assemblies
- Generating IP's/Patents
- FEA, FMEA, CAE analysis
- Develop test/ design verification plans
- Support the senior design engineer, generate bills of materials and write technical reports

Additional Responsibilities of the senior role are as follows:
- Leading design and development
- Managing designs through APQP
- Reporting to senior management with monthly reviews and updates
- Supporting sales (key account managers) in a customer facing technical role, may include attending meetings throughout the EU
- EU travel approx once a month
- Co-ordinate workload with quality, production etc - run monthly meetings

Note: there is an overlap between these two positions depending on the skills of the employee.


Previous experience that would be suitable for this role includes but is not limited to:

Pneumatic/ Fluid Control Components or assemblies, Actuators, Valves, hydraulics, compressors, HVAC, automotive/yellows goods experience that includes pneumatic/hydraulic design or rail experience

Telephone interviews for this role are being arranged for next week this will be followed by 1 stage formal interview before a final decision. To apply for this role send your CV in ASAP for consideration.

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