Design Engineer

The Recruitment Fix
Burnley, UK
18 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Engineer - (permanent position);

The company is a world leader in the precision manufacture of valves and fittings for the transportation of bulk liquids in the tank container, road tanker and rail industries.

The transportation of gases and liquids by road, rail and sea must be safe and designs are collaborated on with the industry and regulatory bodies so that the quality of its design, materials and manufacture ensures that first-class safety is a reality.

The role;

To effectively and efficiently work with CREO CAD package.
• To perform stress and strain calculations to recognised formulae and clearly layout workings within MathCAD to allow colleagues to interpret and validate design.
• To effectively utilize the company ERP system and intranet system.
• To develop a knowledge of the companies' current products and part number systems.
• To produce accurate high quality design output with minimal errors.
• To perform modifications to existing designs and drawing where necessary.
• To understand the working concepts of the relevant industries.
• To build good working relationships with other departments.
• To develop new manufacturing methods and to utilise new technologies where appropriate.

Knowledge of fundamental engineering theory in mechanical engineering and product design.
• Knowledge of 3D CAD modelling systems.
• Knowledge and experience of CREO and MathCad.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes and assembly.
• Experience in a similar background.
• Experience designing / manufacturing pressure equipment to the recognised standards
• Previous experience dealing directly with customers, preparing technical specifications and presenting proposals.
• Have a good understanding of the materials and limitations of the material used in construction.

The Person;
As well as being able to show useful experience in the required areas of expertise, the ideal candidate will:
• Be positive, outgoing, confident, self-motivated and highly organised.
• Totally pro-active, working without close supervision.
• An excellent communicator both internally and externally in all media, with the ability to understand and summarise customers' feedback into the system.
• Be an active and flexible team player, contributing and developing solutions to problems.
• Demonstrate commitment to the role.
• Be attentive to detail and thorough in his/her approach to work.
• Committed to their continuous personal development.
• Be comfortable working under pressure, handling changing priorities, and using initiative to get things done.

• An Engineering Degree, ideally Mechanical is desirable.

Health and Safety;
It is the responsibility of all post holders to become familiar with, and remain compliant with all the health and safety rules and regulations applicable to the company.

Please contact Craig Thomas at TRF Engineering/Technical Division for more detail on the role and the company.

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