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Design Engineer

Employer
Southco, Inc.
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Our people enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture where everyone trusts each other. Working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. We pride ourselves on being open to great ideas from anywhere and you will gain exposure to different industries and be trusted with responsibility. We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of design fundamentals and who enjoys the diversity we can bring and has the desire to to learn fast.

The Department: Diversified Technology Engineering

The D-Tech business unit is responsible for the growth and development of key markets including: Enclosures, Enterprise Hardware & Consumer, Healthcare and Industrial Equipment. The D-Tech SBU makes up 55% of Southco's Global business supporting both our direct customers and our distribution partners. Working closely with NPD groups, products designed by the team are manufactured at Southco facilities around the globe.

The Role: This role will involve you Conceptualising, Designing and Developing new products that meet the needs of Southco, and the customer. You will have responsibility for all technical aspects of your assigned projects, working closely with the Key Account Managers to create innovative ideas to solve customers' problems, and liaising with the New Product Development teams to ensure that products meet set cost targets, and are successfully launched within the agreed performance criteria.

Is this a role for you...?


  • Engineering Degree preferred, with minimum 5 years professional experience
  • Do you have a proven track record in designing small mechanisms
  • Have experience of 3D/2D CAD systems, preferably NX
  • Are you a tenacious and creative problem solver
  • Can you drive outstanding results by gaining commitment from others
  • Do you have broad knowledge of the Customers and Markets we serve
  • European language eg German would be desirable


Salary is dependent on experience.

If you are interested in this opportunity, have the desire to contribute to our business growth and feel you can fulfil the requirements, we would like to hear from you.
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