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POST: DESIGN ENGINEER
RESPONSIBLE TO: TECHNICAL MANAGER
LOCATION: REDDITCH
JOB PURPOSE: THE DESIGN ENGINEER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CARRYING OUT THE DUTIES OF THE TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING DESIGN, RESEARCH, ENGINEERING DOCUMENTATION AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT.

We manufacture Europe’s largest range of Magnetic Separation and Metal Detection equipment. Due to recent growth and planned investment an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer to join our Technical team in Redditch. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in mechanical design, preferably within a manufacturing/engineering environment, solid 3D CAD knowledge, be confident managing multiple projects and to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
1. Producing Production and Customer Approval drawings
2. Assist in the design and development of new products
3. Raise BOM’s for products designed
4. Communicate effectively with the clients, colleagues and contractors involved in a project
5. Identify new systems and processes to drive quality, efficiency and save costs
6. Use AutoCAD Inventor to design and model magnetic separation equipment and metal detectors
7. Plan effectively to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget
8. Assist with Production Engineering Activities
9. Research new materials and methods of development
10. Organise and maintain existing engineering records on an ERP system
11. Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards
12. Consider cost, effectiveness and safety of new designs

 

What we offer
We are offering a competitive salary, 22 days holiday plus fully paid Christmas shutdown, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, life assurance and a real opportunity to progress in a growing company.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
DEPARTMENT: TECHNICAL
POST TITLE: DESIGN ENGINEER

    Required Desirable
Education/Qualification

 

Technical GSCE plus Physics, Maths and English

HNC or Degree level in a technical or engineering discp In-depth knowledge of 3D CAD

Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field

 

 

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Knowledge Computer literate

Strong Technical knowledge

 

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Experience Manufacturing/Engineering environment experience

Good understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods

3+ years’ experience in mechanical design

 

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Skills Excellent mathematical, analytical and design skills

Excellent problem-solving skills

Strong Personal Skills

Excellent project management skills

An eye for detail and a methodical work process

Creative problem-solving ability

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Other specific qualities Resourceful

Effective communication to liaise with team members, clients, contractors and others involved in the design process

Sound written communication and the ability to write reports

Good time management, organisation, and the ability to work to deadlines

 

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Personality

Motivation

Ability to establish good working relationships internally

Prioritise work and manage competing demands

Ability to work alone and as part of a team

Flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change

Driven, self-motivated attitude and the ability to use initiative

 

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Physical

Requirements

Able to carry out the duties of the post x  
Circumstances Full driving licence x

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