Project Design Engineer

£35000 - £36000 per annum + group benefits
27 Feb 2013
27 Mar 2013
Natalie McEwen
Contract Type
Full Time

Located inLancashire, this fantastic role is for a highly successful company specialising in the manufacture of mechanical components, sub systems and engineered polyurethane elastomers for a diverse range of industries, from digital printing to offshore renewables and sub-sea marine engineering.

Due to the changing needs of the business, internal promotions and a large increase in projects we are now urgently seeking to recruit two experienced and resourceful Design / Project Engineers to join the expanding Product Development Department, ideally from a flexible, batch manufacturing background. Candidates with knowledge of the offshore renewables industry or oil and gas would have a distinct advantage.

Working within a committed Engineering team, the successful candidates will be responsible for new product development projects, from customer RFQ through commercial feasibility to product launch and production. The role requires familiarisation with a wide range of materials, including metal pressings, turnings, injection mouldings, polyurethane elastomers and industrial textiles.

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate the following;

Hold a minimum Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline

    • Possess a thorough understanding of 2 & 3D CAD packages, able to generate detailed engineering drawings preferably within Autodesk products
    • Experience in using project management software such as Microsoft Project
    • Have several years experience within a flexible, customer responsive batch manufacturing environment
    • Familiarity and experience with ISO9001 design and development procedures and requirements
    • Have excellent oral, written and presentational skills
      • Knowledge of FEA packages and their applications would be an advantage

In return we will offer a highly competitive salary, 23 personal day's annual leave plus all statutory days and a contributory pension scheme.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criterion, please send an up to date CV to Natalie McEwen at Huxley Associates.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 8 March 2013

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