Mechanical Design Engineer - Product Development

Rischer and Butler Ltd
Somercotes, UK
14 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Design Engineer - Product Development

Somercotes, Derbyshire

£38,000 - £41,000 plus Exceptional Company Benefits

The primary responsibility is to create or assist in creating, product designs that fulfil the company's requirements and those of the customer/client.

As part of the Product Development team, using an operating procedure/framework founded on stage and gate principles, perform one or more of the following duties as assigned by the Innovation & Technology Director, Head of Development Services, or the Project Team Leader, to support the Team's goals.

Lead, participate in, or support, the following product development activities -

* Concept, planning, design and execution stages of major new products or product improvements/enhancements.

* Risk Assessment exercises.

* Prototyping and testing concept designs & engineering builds.

* Pilot Production.

* Design Reviews.

* Design verification testing.

* Pre-production proving trials.

Required Education / Experience

* A degree in an Engineering discipline (preferably Mechanical Engineering) or a related technical discipline for example Materials Technology

* Ideally you will have 5 years' experience working in a product development design role preferably within a manufacturing environment, but this is not essential

* Proven experience of using AutoCad

* Fully conversant using Project Planning software e.g. Microsoft Project or similar.

* Experience with rapid prototype design and build for proof of concept and usability testing.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please call (phone number removed) or alternatively for a confidential discussion contact Tracy-Ann Smith on (phone number removed) or Joanne Hall on (phone number removed)

All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Rischer and Butler is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Please note that due to the high level of applications we are only able to contact you if short listed for this vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 3 days then your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful.

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Rischer & Butler Resource Solutions is an employment consultancy operating throughout the East Midlands. We currently have permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals. If you are looking for work in this area we will do our very best to assist you. We assure you of our continued feedback and professionalism with every application

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