Senior Design Engineer

Reed Technology
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client is a global leader in manufacturing with over 25 years’ experience in designing and manufacturing.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Manage design projects and develop new products for Edge and recommend appropriate timing for introduction to the market.
• Manage projects from concept, design, support build and installation
• Co-ordinate with colleagues to support the sales team with technical specifications, site visits and technical advice throughout the process
• Meet regularly with Engineering Manager and Design team to ensure effective communication of information relative to potential business improvement initiatives.
• Produce project status reports and other information as required by the Management team to inform financial, sales and operational planning.
• Participate in continuous improvement activities to improve product quality and customer satisfaction.
• Co-ordinate with other departments relative to engineering design.
• Follow Edge’s Company processes relating to equipment design
• Contribute in Edges continuous improvement initiatives
• Manage any external relationships which the company may develop with universities, institutes or other organisations for the purpose of acquiring new knowledge or access to technology for the purpose of diversifying the company’s product range.
• Ability to work on and oversee multiple projects at any one time
• Check and approve drawings using design processes, procedures and checklists.
• Supporting the sales team through preliminary technical specifications, site visits and technical advice on products/process.
• Resolve design quality issues and manage the design and detailing of solutions and ensure current projects are resolved also.
• Develop and train designers and draughters in design office processes and procedures.
• Liaison with Suppliers to ensure design is per manufacturing capabilities

Essential Criteria:

• Good level of secondary education
• Educated to degree in an Engineering discipline
• Design experience gained in a manufacturing environment/quarry and recycling equipment
• Experience with CAD design
• Project management experience
• Product development experience
• Awareness of relevant safety standards
• Minimum 4 years design experience
• Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including effective presentation and influencing skills
• Excellent analytical, innovative and problem solving abilities
• Solution focused, with ability to work on own initiative
• Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
• Manufacturing Process awareness
• Able to work under pressure
• Dependable and reliable
• Ability to work un-supervised and as part of a team
• Attentive to detail
• Team Player
• Available to work flexible hours
• Willingness and ability to travel
• Clearance to work in EU

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business