Design Engineer Jigs & Process Development

Nicholas Associates Engineering Sheffield
Barnsley, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Design Engineer - Jigs & Process Development

Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering

Location: Barnsley

Salary: £32,000 to £35,000

Shift Pattern: Full-time Monday to Friday

Lead and facilitate jigs and fixture design project teams to deliver new and existing jigs / fixtures on time to agreed targets.

Nicholas Associates (Engineering, Manufacturing & Technical) are recruiting on behalf of a forward thinking manufacturing client for a Design Engineer to join their Engineering Team based from their extremely successful fabrication and manufacturing site in Barnsley.

The Role

Based in Barnsley, the Design Engineer's role and responsibilities will be to:
  • Provide hands on design support for the product and part drawings.
  • Provision of drawings and specification packs to departments in support improvement projects.
  • Liaise with Quality, Purchasing and Suppliers.
  • Improve supplier quality performance.
  • Lead and facilitate DFM activities

The Person

The successful candidate will have:
  • Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering Discipline.
  • 2D/3D CAD user experience (ideally Creo Elements/Pro 5.0, AutoCAD 2D and Windchill PDMLink10.0.
  • Experience of Robotics and/or other automated manufacturing methods.
  • Broad experience of design, manufacturing, and quality engineering including CAD CAM, metal cutting / forming, fabrication, welding, automation / robotics, CNC milling/turning, and finishing technologies.
  • Lean Manufacturing principles and process evaluation experience.

The Company
    • 30 year old private UK company
    • Have achieved sustained sales growth year on year to become one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers in their field.

    The Package
    • £32,000 to £35,000
    • Health cover, contributory pension, life insurance, and competitive holiday allowance.

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    Key words: Engineering & NPD Manager, New Product Development, Engineering Management, Engineering Project Management, 2D/3D CAD, Creo Elements, Pro 5.0, AutoCAD 2D and Windchill PDMLink10.0, Robotics, Automated manufacturing, Jigs/Fixture design experience, Fabrication, Automation, Process research and development, quality engineering, CAD, CAM, metal cutting, forming, fabrication, welding, automation, robotics, CNC milling/turning, finishing technologies, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Project Management

    Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

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