Design Engineer

Bennett & Game Recruitment LTD
Accrington, UK
27 Aug 2019
07 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A Design Engineer required for a well-established leading Interior Design / Furniture company based in Accrington who have a global presence within the industry.

Currently our client is on the lookout for an experienced Design Engineer to join the design team responsible for developing new furniture products from concept through to completion researching and developing new ideas for products and the systems used to create them. The role will also focus on analysing existing products with a view to improving their efficiency and overall performance whilst providing excellent technical support when needed.

The Design Engineer will be tasked to introduce design and production concepts working on innovative products and collaborative projects generating production and technical engineering drawings using CAD.

Design Engineer Position Overview
  • Technical engineering drawings using CAD.
  • Design and test furniture prototypes identifying and selecting materials needed for production
  • Manage the product development process
  • Ensure that new product designs and any cost reduction designs strive to achieve the target cost price, required launch date and meet all necessary legislative criteria.
  • Supporting the production stage, such as training assembly operatives.
  • Be comfortable presenting information and speaking to suppliers/ internal customers where necessary.
  • Compile a complete technical information package for each product in the form of detailed assembly drawings for use in the manufacturing process.

Design Engineer Position Requirements
  • Min 4 years design engineering experience ideally within the furniture sector.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks
  • Ability to use PhotoView, Photoshop & Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to think laterally and problem solve.
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills as preparation of detailed technical drawings are essential to the role.
  • (HNC / HND or a degree) in Design Engineering or similar discipline.

Design Engineer Position Remuneration
  • £30k-40k
  • Pension- up to 5% contribution
  • Healthcare
  • 24 days holiday (plus Christmas shutdown)
  • Working hours 9am-5pm

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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