Senior Design Engineer – 1264/8

  • Construction
  • Poole
  • Posted 1 week ago

PERMANENT POSITION 1264/8

 

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:

 

Co-Operation

Respect

Honesty

Positivity

Pro-Activity

Responsibilities

 

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

 

Skills Required

 

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.

 

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

 

Real Recruitment Solutions place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with this policy and consistently review regulations to ensure our policy is updated and relevant across all aspects of recruitment in order to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination.

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We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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