Senior Design Engineer

Randstad Inhouse Services
£35000 - £44000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Due to continuing growth, my automotive client now has a vacancy for a Senior Design Engineer on a full-time, permanent basis. The postholder will join the company's expanding Engineering Design team and be responsible to the Design Manager. The company operates from a state of the art production facility on the outskirts of Portsmouth, with free parking on site, canteen facilities and a real family atmosphere despite being a global leader in their field. The Senior Design Engineer will be reposnsible for: The daily management of allotted design resource designing products, to ensure that fully developed cost effective designs are produced to agreed time scales via the SDS process. The designs to be manufactured in volume production by the company and suppliers, utilizing all necessary CAD and other technology. Ensuring that prior to commencing work on any new product that an agreed detailed specification, BOM and timing plans are raised and agreed by the Project Team via the SDS process. Originating new product proposals for consideration by the company management. Checking with the company engineer patent aspects of all new designs prior to any discussions outside of the company, to establish that they do not contravene competitor's patents and that the company can obtain patent cover to protect it's ideas. Constant liaison on all designs with customers, suppliers, toolmakers and other internal teams to meet agreed specified dates. Ensuring that all new designs are fully discussed and agreed with the company's Manufacturing, QC and other relevant departments, using the SDS process. Effectively leading the team at all times. Arranging appropriate meetings to ensure internal customers are kept up to date with any changes regarding design, external customers concerns etc. You will have the following skill set: HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering Computer literate DFM / DFA / VE / VA Thorough knowledge of injection mould tool design FMEA / DRBFM Proven leadership skills Problem solving Proven component design experience Presentation skills Diplomatic and calm disposition Methodically minded TS 16949 / ISO 14001 Current passport Current driving licence Please apply today to be considered for an interview. Please note that this position's start date is September 2016. This job was originally posted as