Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Weybridge
Salary: Up to £40,000 plus benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15495+SW
Contact Name: Sue Wood
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2017 14:05

Job Description

My client, a market leader in protection systems, currently seeks an experienced Design Engineer/Senior Design Engineer who will be responsible for the design and development of their products.
Working as the Design Engineer your key daily responsibilities will include: -
  • Assisting the Lead Design Engineer in the delivery of project/product line requirements.
  • Solid modelling and detailing of products using SolidWorks.
  • Control of Bill of Materials (BoM), CAD Models and Engineering Drawings.
  • Engineer to all appropriate product targets e.g. cost, weight, strength etc
  • Assist in the generation of, and delivery to, project timing.
  • Ensure appropriate material selection.
  • Ensure manufacturing feasibility of product designs.
  • Work in accordance with ISO9001, ISO14001 procedures.
Suitable candidates will require the following Qualifications :-
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Chartered engineer or working towards chartered engineer status (preferred)
Key Experience/Knowledge required :-
  • Automotive, Aerospace or Defence Engineering environments (preferred).
  • Design/manufacturing techniques for low/medium volume production.
  • Concept creation/development, detailed design (components/assemblies), and engineering drawing.
  • Creating models and engineering drawings using 3D CAD package (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Material Selection.
  • Structural performance assessment.
  • Knowledge of workshop theory and practice.
In return for your skills and experience my client is able to offer a salary up to £40,000, 25 days holiday, private medical, cycle to work scheme.

About the company:

My client has been well established for over 60 years in the design and manufacturing industry. They specialise in the build and maintenance of automotive products and services. They are proud of their history, leading the industry with new skills and technologies. Due to the nature of my clients work, you will need to be able to gain security clearance to perform this role.