Design Engineer

Orion Electrotech Ltd
Kent, UK
14 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are Design Engineer with a creative flair, a keen product designer with a good mechanical understanding and some working experience with plastics; then read on as this could be the role for you.

We are a leading UK manufacturer, looking for a Design Engineer to join our R&D department working on the design and innovation of our product range to further enhance our stronghold in our market.

The successful Design Engineer will be a logical & lateral thinker, who enjoys understanding how things work and someone who likes to take things apart, but with a creative flair for designing an aesthetically pleasing product.

As our Design Engineer you will be;
- Creating new designs; sketching, modelling, drawing (getting creative)
- Write product design specifications
- Work with industrial designers to ensure all product requirements are met
- Design proof of principle and prototype models
- Set up tests, fixtures and procedures for testing
- Detailed development of products
- Working closely with Manufacturing

As you can see this is an all-encompassing role, which will have you involved in all stages of design & development seeing a products life cycle through to manufacture. We are looking for a candidate who doesn't sit on their hands and wants to create new ideas, develop current products and take the onus for innovation.

The ideal Design Engineer will have;
- Background in Product or Industrial Design
- Worked with Medical Devices, Consumer Goods or within a Design Consultancy (Ideal)
- Plastics experience would be massively advantageous
- Degree in relevant Engineering discipline (Product Design/Industrial Engineering/Mech Eng)
- Ideally with 5 years or more experience in relevant industry
- Self-motivated and a proven track record for project ownership

If you engineer outside of work/education and engineering is more than a job to you, then please apply within or contact James Ewart at Orion Electrotech for more information.

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