Design Engineer

Anthony James Recruitment
06 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer
Skipton, North Yorkshire £27,000 to £30,000

A leading specialist in the design and manufacture of machines and associated products for the medical and scientific sectors, are looking for an experienced Research and Development Engineer
due to continued growth and expansion.

Job Profile

As the successful Research and Development Engineer you will experience working for a progressive and dynamic business that are experiencing continued growth and re-investment into the most up to date manufacturing and production technologies.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experience Research and Development Engineer looking to work for a growing business with approachable management and a chance to develop and grow your career.

• Contribution to developing a detailed customer requirement alongside commercial and manufacturing
• Convert a customer requirement into a design specification and subsequently into a detailed design
• Liaising with internal machine workshop, assembly, QC, and external suppliers to produce prototype parts
• Taking existing designs and review them with a view to simplification/ value engineering and improve reliability as required (VAVE)
• Working as part of a team and on occasion on your own with minimal supervision
• Running or supporting design review meetings
• Presenting clearly and effectively to customers and to the business management team
• Running and supporting the New Product Introduction (NPI) process
• Producing Design and Process FMEAs for new projects
• Transferring proven designs into the Production environment
• Occasional visits to customers and other sites

Skills and Experience:
• Experience of 3D CAD, preferably Creo
• Knowledge of materials evaluation for chemical compatibility
• Experience of designing machined parts
• Experience of designing cast parts
• Experience of designing plastic moulded parts
• Ability to apply tolerances to mechanical designs / drawings
• Familiarity of interpretation of standards, ideally medical device standards
• Ability to generate written specifications given a sufficient design brief
• Proven track record of understanding and working within a business Quality Management system
• Working understanding of NPI processes
• Working understanding of the FMEA process
• Understanding of process flows, production cell design and the design of production jigs
• Ability to assemble and test prototypes
• Ability to generate technical reports
• Familiar with fluid flow, particularly gasses and laminar flow
• Familiar with plating processes; electro deposition and electro-less deposition
• Knowledge of LEAN processes and basic problem solving tools would be an advantage

Hours of Work:
• 40hrs per week
• 8am to 4:45pm, Monday to Thursday
• 8am to 3pm, Friday

Key Skills

Research and Development, R&D, R & D, Design, Designer, Manufacture, Manufacturing, Production, Engineer, Engineering, Prototype, Prototyped, Prototyping, Simplification Engineering, Value Engineering, 3D CAD, NPI, New Product Introduction, FMEA, Creo, Medical, Scientific, Machined Parts, Cast Parts, Plastic Moulded Parts, Mechanical Design, Drawings, Assemble, Assembly, Technical Reports, Report Writing, Assemble, Assembly, Test, Testing, Lean, Fluid Flow, Laminar Flow, Plating, Electro Deposition, Cell Design, Jigs, Quality, Quality Management System, QMS

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