Product Design Engineer

Cathedral Appointments Ltd
24 Nov 2018
24 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cathedral Appointments are currently looking for a Product Design Engineer to join a well-established manufacturing/engineering business based just outside of Tiverton, Devon. The client is looking for an experienced Product Designer to join the R&D development team. The Product Design Engineer will be creating, analysing and developing new products across a wide variety of market sectors and technologies. An interest and experience in Human Factors Engineering or Industrial Design would be beneficial along with demonstrable experience in the detailed engineering of products.

Key Requirements:

* Qualified to degree level in electronic engineering/mechanical engineering or closely-related discipline with appropriate industry experience

* Proven track record in successful product design and development in multi-skilled environment

* Experience of design for manufacture and assembly (DFM, DFA, DFT)

* Experienced in transfer to manufacture, manufacture process, and formal product approvals

* Excellent communication, report writing and interpersonal skills

* Willingness to learn and grow within a fast-paced engineering environment

Desirable Skills and Experience:

* High voltage electronic design.

* Lean manufacture, 5S, Six Sigma and DOE.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Working with R&D engineers and CEM’s to progress concepts and prototypes to full manufacture.

* Development, verification and qualification of electronic designs in accordance with relevant standards through external certification and testing where appropriate.

* Design and fabrication of test equipment for product development, testing and manufacture.

* Design for manufacture including Production Process Failure Mode and Effects analysis (PFMEA).

* Investigating field and production issues, implementing any necessary changes.

* Involvement in developing and continuously improving Quality Management Systems.

* Continuous improvement of existing products.

* Manage own work area and assist with lab management and maintenance.

* Observe all H & S rules and work in a manner which is safe for self and colleagues.

The role of the Product Development Engineer is a challenging and rewarding role offering strong personal career development. You will be incorporated into a positive multi-disciplined team working to produce cutting edge technology and engaged at all stages of the product development lifecycle.

Due to the location of the role, it is essential that you have access to your own vehicle. You will also be required to work from our client’s Bristol facility as required, although you will be predominantly based at the Devon site. If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please get in touch with Dan Toze at Cathedral Appointments as soon as possible.

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