Design Engineer - Cheshire

Blue Bolt Recruitment Limited
Knutsford, UK
27 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an Design Engineer for a successful lift manufacturer based in Cheshire.

The role will include responsibility for new projects and the on-going development of current products. The successful candidate will contribute to the company's success by working not only on their own initiative, but also by working with other departments in the business, our suppliers and customers. Most important is an open-mindedness, willingness to provide colleagues with the highest levels of support and a genuine desire to assist a successful team in achieving an ever increasing demand for its products.. You will enjoy working within a challenging environment. In return you can expect a competitive package including a company pension and death-in-service benefit. You will be put on a comprehensive in-house training programme to get you fully up-to-speed with the wide range of products manufactured. On-going support will be provided to ensure you maintain the company's high standards.

The Role:

• Using PTC CREO 3D CAD package to design new products and mechanisms, and modify existing parts

• Value engineering projects

• Contributing to design discussions

• Performing calculations to verify designs

• Progressing projects for new parts and assemblies from a conceptual design through into production

• Carrying out testing and quality checks on both new and existing parts

• Responsibility for the creation of new bills of materials and the manipulation of existing bills.

• Liaising with suppliers with regards to parts manufacture, delivery and cost

• Completing documentation for products including test certificates, user manuals and assembly instructions

• Creating technical drawings for both new and existing parts

Essential Skills and Experience includes:

• UK based degree in Engineering

• Minimum 1 year industrial experience in a Design Engineer role

• Well-motivated and creative

• Able to demonstrate lateral thinking

• An excellent command of spoken and written English

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Able to work under pressure

• IT Literate, including competence with Microsoft Office

• Proficient at working with spreadsheets

Desirable Experience Includes:

• Hands-on experience with machining, welding, carpentry or mechanical assembly would be beneficial

• Working knowledge or interest in electrics would be beneficial

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