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Senior Design Engineer position in Poole – Salary £42,000pa
Our client based in Poole is looking for an experienced Senior Design Engineer, with at least five years having specifically managed new product development.
You will become part of a driven and passionate, close knit team, within a recognised and global engineering business, based in Poole. Who specialise in the design and manufacture of both off the shelf and custom engineered lifting solutions.
Reporting to the Technical Director and Design Engineering Manager, you will be preparing design briefs and detailed specifications, to facilitate the companies comprehensive new product development programme. Managing the design, research and development of new products from initial concepts through to prototyping, pre-production and final release.
As Senior Design Engineer this role will be exciting and varied, driven by the demands and requirements of our industry and global customer base. As a result it requires a ‘pro-active team player’, who is capable of prioritising tasks, communicating effectively and with a meticulous eye for detail.
Product specific internal training will be provided, however lifting equipment design experience is preferred and incredibly advantageous. Regardless of experience, the successful candidate must be willing to embrace the challenge and learn quickly, getting stuck in to own and drive the new product development programme. We are very much ‘one team’ and as a result the willingness and ability to support colleagues, working closely and professionally with other Departments and Management is absolutely essential.
Company Behavioural Values
We expect wholehearted buy in to our company behaviours, by all employees. These values are critical to our success as one close knit team:
Preparing design briefs and detailed specifications
Managing the design, research and development of new products from initial concepts through to prototyping, pre-production and final release
Comprehensive competitor product research
Researching and engaging with our customer base to develop products to meet customer demand, needs and expectations
Customer visits where required at enquiry stage, presenting business and understanding customer requirements to design and offer best solution including writing pitch document Design and draughting using AutoCAD and Solidworks Software
Liaising with various stakeholders such as internal colleagues and subcontractors and suppliers
Producing detailed setout drawings, fabrication drawings and general arrangement (GA) drawings
Selecting appropriate materials, section sizes, and components
Visiting subcontractor to assist them when necessary to carry out preproduction assembly / trials, and attend testing of products (on-site testing to be co-cordinated by the Project Management Team)
Producing full technical files for company products
Producing literature for User Instructions / marketing materials
Becoming a technical specialist in relation to our products, with extensive knowledge of lifting law
Project management experience, taking projects from concept to completion while communicating to various stakeholders
Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Flexibility to work on a wide range of projects and to work on a number of projects simultaneously
Meticulous eye to detail
Desire to research and develop own knowledge and skills, as required by new product development
Able to motivate others, sharing own knowledge and best practice through effective interpersonal skillsUsing 3D structural stress analysis and finite element analysis (FEA)
Good communication skills (visual, verbal and written) with the ability to easily convey ideas as well as ability to present to clients, senior management and colleagues at all levels
Extensive AutoCad Software experience and familiarity
Solidworks Sofrware experience and familiarity
DFMEA knowledge and experience
Supplier selection and assurance familiarity
Process approach familiarity (ISO Standards)
Immediate interviews offered at our client’s Poole based site.
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