Product Design Engineer

Recruiter
Anderson Scott Solutions
Location
Dudley
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Design Engineer
Wolverhampton
Salary up to £35,000 plus benefits
Our Wolverhampton based client, a trusted National supplier of industrial products, is recruiting for an experienced Product Design Engineer to join their team. The main purpose of this role will be to provide in depth engineering knowledge to maintain a competitive edge within the industry. You will have an understanding of manufacturing processes, materials, commercial awareness, and apply this to the development of prototypes/new products and the improvement of existing products.
Responsibilities:
* Work directly with the senior design team to support new product design and development
* Communicate with suppliers throughout the design and production process to ensure products are made to the required specifications
* Assist in the resolution of any issues through the design and productions process
* Develop new and innovative products from existing design briefs or by carrying out research
* Produce initial design sketches, design specifications, costings and production drawings
* Identify areas of improvement, increasing product performance and efficiency
* Liaise with Testing and Technical colleagues to collect and analyse prototype data
* Assist with new product development by carrying out market research
* Occasional overseas travel to visit suppliers/customers
Skills & Knowledge required:
* High level of technical knowledge paired with a creative approach
* Engineering degree or equivalent would be beneficial
* Experience of hands on mechanical engineering
* Excellent problem solving ability
* Knowledge of manufacturing processes; pressure die casting, metal pressing, fabrication and extrusion.
* Knowledge of injection moulding, plastics, electro plating and finishing
* Commercial awareness
* Experience of working with CAD software, ideally SolidWorks
* Excellent communication skills, the ability to listen and question effectively
* Ability to organise own workload and prioritise effectively, working to deadlines and set budgets
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