Design Engineer

Ambrose Recruitment
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Design Engineer required for an exciting permanent opportunity with my client who are a leading global company designing and manufacturing special purpose equipment for the food industry. Overall Job Purpose of Design Engineer: Design, develop and introduce into Manufacturing mechanical hardware and systems to satisfy new and existing product ranges. Will directly interface with and support other departments such as Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales and Technical Projects, Quality, Customers and Suppliers. Key Duties and Responsibilities of Design Engineer: Plan and manage design projects to achieve cost and time scale targets. Provide estimates for manufacture and assembly costs. Design and develop mechanical hardware for new and existing product ranges listing ME10, Solidworks. Utilize Design for Manufacture and Value Engineering techniques to ensure a smooth transition from design concept into manufacture. Evaluate pre-production machines and re-design where appropriate to ensure reliability and cost effective manufacture. Encourage innovation and actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives. Ensure design criteria complies with all technical and statutory requirements. Complete engineering design reviews to comply with ISO9001. Ensure records and databases are accurately maintained. Provide technical support to internal and external customers. Maintain up to date technical knowledge of industry related product. Personal Qualities of Design Engineer: Minimum HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering. Sheet metal design desirable. Solidworks (not essential, other CAD packages acceptable) Skilled in Design for Manufacture and Value Engineering techniques. Good communicator with a logical and methodical approach. Adaptable and flexible with a positive and pro-active attitude. Minimum 3 years related experience. This job was originally posted as