Design Engineer

Recruiter
RHL
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description For Vacancy No: 237963T

Consultant: Tim Bees

Job Location: Staffordshire

Job Position: Design Engineer

Job Status: Permanent

Overview of the role:

  • Our client designs and manufactures 360° Midi and Mini Excavators ranging from 1T Micro up to 10T Midi Excavators. They are currently going through a major revamp of our whole range of machines, enhancing the technology and incorporating new innovation. As well as this there is also a program of work to prepare for Stage V Engines into the whole range of excavators.
  • We are recruiting for a Design Engineer or Senior Design Engineer in the design of our Next Generation 360° Excavator programs.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • You will be a competent and creative design engineer with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with a proven record of delivery. You will have a strong understanding of CAD, PLM and Engineering processes. You will operate within a team and under your own imitative, interpreting specifications and contributing to technical discussions.
  • You will have the opportunity to bring your own ideas to the table and challenge and develop yourself and make a difference to the future of machines.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and willingness to succeed
  • Excellent teamwork & communication skills
  • Proven working knowledge of CAD / PLM systems including surfacing.

Responsibilities: Your Responsibilities as a Design Engineer or Senior Design Engineer:

We currently have a couple of opportunities covering each of the below areas:

  • The design of the bodywork and packaging on our client's range of excavators looking at all aspects from A-surfaces / structural bodywork to the execution into production.
  • The design and packaging from a hydraulic system perspective on our client's range of excavators looking at all aspects from initial component selection and layout to the execution into production from a process and hydraulic drawing / schematic point of view.
  • The design of the Cab / Operator Station on the range of excavators looking at all aspects from A-surfaces / HVAC installs / Ergonomics to the execution into production.
  • The Structural design of the range of excavators looking at all aspects of the machine from the undercarriage all the way through to the dig end.
  • The design of the engine and after-treatment packaging on the range of excavators looking at all aspects from the engine packing / mounting to the execution into production.
  • The FEA / Structural design of the range of excavators looking at all aspects of the machine from the undercarriage all the way through to the dig end.

Basic Hours: 39hrs / week 08:30 to 17:00 (16:00 on Fridays)

Salary: £30000 - £40000

Fringe Benefits: Company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

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