Product Design Engineer

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a leader in innovative and modern transport solutions within the Engineering Sector. They are looking for a Product Design Engineer with praiseworthy knowledge to help in their upcoming projects in their factory in West London.

Client Details

My client wants to transform cities by providing the means to commute or explore with innovative transport solutions. They are enjoying strong, sustained growth and being a truly global company they export 80% of their production to 45 countries around the world and you will join their team as a Product Design Engineer in West London.

Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER

  • As part of the team you will conduct research relevant to each project covering:
    • Design empathy
    • Technical aspects of mechanical principles involved
    • Aesthtic and Ergonomic Design
    • Appropriate manufacturing methods based on my clients capabilities and state of the art methods
  • Generate concepts for new developments in line with project briefs and specifications.
  • Present ideas through sketches and hand-made prototypes for selection by the wider team.
  • Carry out detailed mechanical design including
  • 3D CAD modelling using Solidworks
  • 2D critical dimension drawings
  • 3D Rendering of designs
  • 3D prototyping (using internal and external resources)
Follow design verification plans to physically validate concepts and designs in line with internal test procedures and industry standard requirements.Agree the aesthetic and ergonomic approach with the design manager and senior designers within the team.Throughout your role you will also liaise with:
  • The purchasing team to ensure design concepts meet the financial targets set out for the projectsThird party suppliers to obtain initial tooling quotations
  • Marketing and sales to ensure they are informed and consulted on the designs as they develop.

Profile

SKILLS

  • Has to demonstrate a Portfolio showing capabilities of good product and aesthetic design.
  • Proven track record in a similar role ideally within automotive, aerospace, design consultancy or consumer product development.
  • Demonstrated ability in 3D CAD, preferably Solidworks.
  • Knowledge of FEA is an advantage
Has taken ownership of projects from concept through to mass production and beyond is desireable.Proven ability to produce designs to specified lead times and costs.Exposure to and knowledge of relevant manufacturing techniques is an advantage/desireable:
  • CNC
  • Injection moulding
  • Die casting
  • Forging
  • Fabrication
  • Welding and brazing
  • Paint and coating application
  • Surface treatment
  • Heat treatment
  • Spring specification

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A proven track record in the Consumer Goods Industry.
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design.

Job Offer

The salary on offer is between £30,000 - £40,000 + Excellent Benefits.


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