Design Engineer

Akton Recruitment
Portsmouth, UK
16 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Akton Recruitment are on the lookout for a Design Engineer in the Portsmouth area within the Marine industry..

This is a unique opportunity for a talented, ambitious individual to join a leading company within the recreational boating industry. They are seeking someone with a proven ability to turn ideas into commercially viable products. This role has career advancement potential and the opportunity to work on products across thier product portfolio.
As a Design Engineer, you will drive projects across a broad range of product divisions. You will be expected to contribute to all phases of the product development process, applying your knowledge to engineer product solutions to a high level of design excellence and innovation.
Skills and Experience:

3+ years commercial design engineering experience
Proven ability to execute and deliver projects within budget and on time
Good understanding of mechanical engineering principles, proficient in solving problems and detailing mechanisms and assemblies
A strong understanding of manufacturing processes, including casting, forging, extrusions, machining, injection moulding and metal fabrication
Have a working knowledge for specifying correct use of gears and bearings
An appreciation of drive systems incorporating AC/DC motors and hydraulic systems
Strong 3D CAD skills, preferably Creo or Solidworks
Good materials knowledge
Experienced in prototyping and testing
Ability to think conceptually and communicate ideas clearly
Ambition and drive to take charge and manage projects
A team player, ready to support the demands of engineering projectsOther requirements:

The position will be based at thier headquarters in Portsmouth, so must be a UK resident or possess an EU working visa
Valid passport as some travel overseas may be necessary as and when a project requires.
Clean driving licenseQualifications:

Ideally a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline (e.g. Product Design with a focus on engineering)

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