Senior Design Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Lichfield, Staffordshire
£39000 - £41000 per annum
13 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type

Senior Design Engineer

We are looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer for a leading foundry equipment manufacturer based in South Staffordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who have AutoCAD and Inventor skills and are looking to take a step up into a Senior Design Engineer position.
Located in South Staffordshire, we design & manufacture for a very niche market supplying foundry equipment, 90 % of our machines being exported. With a current workforce of 10 employees, this opportunity has arisen as a result of an increase in market demand and the requirement to develop new and existing products. This position is ideal for a candidate who has a strong design engineering background with experience using AutoCAD and Inventor.
As the Senior Design Engineer you will be responsible for updating existing machines and working on new and existing product ranges forging a strong partnership with shop floor and other engineering personnel.
We are aiming to add a Senior Design Engineer to our team and are considering candidates both looking for a step up in their career and those who are established with extensive industry and Design knowledge. You will take ownership of a number of Design Projects from start to finish.
You will be responsible for:
*Management of all design activities from concept through to production validation.
*The robust design of products in accordance with the department procedures
*Investigating design factors such as function, materials, performance, interchangeability, cost, operational efficiency.
*Preparation of Project Engineering data for new product assemblies and components, eg 3D / 2D Drawings, BOM's, Technical Specifications
*Customer technical liaison on new projects, ensuring that the designs meet the customer's requirements and often exceed their expectations and remain competitive to achieve sales growth and increase market share.
*Qualified to HND/Degree level in an engineering discipline, ideally Mechanical or Product Design
*Possess a sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and product design processes.
*It is essential that you have at least 10 years' experience designing using AutoCAD and Inventor.
*Experience of working in a manufacturing environment

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